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RFI - Contigency Contract for Acute Psychiatric Adult Beds

Friday, March 28, 2014

RFI Background

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) currently operates two state psychiatric treatment facilities that operate at bed capacity.  During an emergency event, there are no available state-owned adult psychiatric beds to accommodate psychiatric surge needs.  DHH-OBH is seeking one or more providers capable of quickly implementing acute care psychiatric unit(s) in the central or northern part of the State for adults requiring emergency placement.

RFI Purpose

DHH-OBH issues this RFI with the intent to determine the interest and capabilities of qualified provider organizations to operate up to 20 but not fewer than 4 contingency acute care adult beds during a declared emergency event.

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