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Medicaid 1115 Waiver Policy Consultant RFP

The purpose of this contract is to assist the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) and Health Care Authority (HCA) to apply for, and implement, a 1115 waiver through the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Contractor will assist DSHS with research and drafting of the 1115 waiver application, including implementing best practices and lessons learned for CMS waiver requests. The Contractor will organize and facilitate DSHS meetings as requested by DSHS, including joint meetings with DSHS and CMS. The Contractor will work closely with DSHS and CMS to meet federal waiver application requirements while managing the project timeline in alignment with the DSHS program schedule. If approved, the Contractor will assist DSHS and HCA with implementation of the waiver requirements, including policy development, workflow design, and other duties identified by DSHS for waiver implementation. If the waiver is not approved, the Contractor may be asked to assist with identifying other options available to meet the DSHS program needs. Throughout the project, the Contractor will be responsible for project management, including facilitating and coordinating meetings as agreed upon by DSHS, managing the project timeline, providing routine project updates to DSHS, and other tasks to ensure the project remains within scope of the desired deliverables and agreed upon timeline.


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Closing Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Dept. of Social and Health Services, Central Contracts and Legal Services
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