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1 Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) Pharmacists Rehabilitation Monitoring Program Request for Proposal 13-54 Pre-Proposal Conference March 14, 2013 9:30 AM John Helmer, Strategic Sourcing Analyst

2 Agenda General Information Purpose of RFP Key Dates Proposal Preparation & Evaluation Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Question and Answer Session

3 General Information Sign-In Sheet for Attendees Sign-In Sheet and PowerPoint will be posted on IDOA’s Solicitation Website Hold questions until the end of the presentation Only questions regarding RFP process & scoring will be answered in this session

4 The purpose of this RFP is to select a vendor that can satisfy the State’s need for the development and maintenance of an abstinence-based rehabilitation monitoring program for licensed pharmacists who have been affected by the use or abuse of alcohol or other drugs. The rehabilitation monitoring program is intended to assist in the rehabilitation of licensed pharmacists. It is the intent of the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) to contract with a vendor that provides quality rehabilitation and monitoring services for the Indiana Pharmacy Professionals Recovery Program (IPPRS). The program name, the “Indiana Pharmacy Professionals Recovery Program” is used for the purposes of this RFP and is subject to change. The intent of IPPRS is to provide a confidential, non-punitive, therapeutic approach to substance use, abuse and chemical dependency. IPPRS provides a process of early intervention to decrease the time between the acknowledgment of the problem and entry into recovery. Purpose of the RFP

5 Term of RFP Contract Term The term of the contract shall be for a period of two (2) years from the date of contract execution. There may be one (1) two (2) year renewal for a total of four (4) years at the State’s option.

6 ActivityDate Issue of RFPMarch 8, 2013 Pre-Proposal ConferenceMarch 14, 2013 Deadline to Submit Written QuestionsMarch 21, 2013 Response to Written Questions/RFP Amendments March 28, 2013 Submission of ProposalsApril 11, 2013 The dates for the following activities are target dates only. These activities may be completed earlier or later than the date shown. Proposal Evaluation TBD Proposal Discussions/Clarifications (if necessary) TBD Oral Presentations (if necessary) TBD Best and Final Offers (if necessary) TBD Contract Award July 1, 2013 Key Dates

7 Business Proposal (Attachment E) Company Financial Information (Section 2.3.3) – Confidential information must be kept separate from the proposal in both hard and soft copy Contract Terms (Section 2.3.5) – Respondent should review sample State contract and note exceptions to State mandatory and non-mandatory clauses in Transmittal Letter

8 Technical Proposal (Attachment F) Please use the Template we have provided for you. Where appropriate, supporting documentation may be referenced by a page and paragraph number.

9 Cost Proposal (Attachment D)



12 Proposal Preparation Buy Indiana, Business Proposal (2.3.14) – Status shall be finalized by proposal due date – 5 definitions, details provided in Business Proposal Indiana Economic Impact, Attachment C – Definition of FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) – Example: If a Respondent has 5 full time employees and is bidding on its 5 th contract, and all contracts get an equal amount of commitment from the employees then each employee commits 20% of his or her time to the new contract: 0.2 x 5 employees= 1 FTE.

13 Proposal Preparation Attachment D (Cost Proposal) must be returned in Excel Use the templates provided for all answers Do not alter templates Submit all questions using template provided

14 Criteria Points 1. Adherence to Mandatory RequirementsPass/Fail 2. Management Assessment/Quality (Business and Technical Proposal) 35 points 3. Cost (Cost Proposal) -20 to +20 available points (5 bonus points are available if certain criteria is met) 4. Indiana Economic Impact15 5. Buy Indiana10 6. Minority (10) and Women Business (10) Subcontractor Commitment 20 (2 bonus points are available if certain criteria is met) Total100 (107 if bonus awarded) Proposal Evaluation Summary of Evaluation Criteria:

15 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises Complete Attachment A, MWBE Form - Include sub-contractor letters of commitment Goals for Proposal - 8% Minority Business Enterprise - 8% Women’s Business Enterprise


17 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises Prime Contractors must ensure that the proposed subcontractors meet the following criteria: Must be listed on the IDOA Directory of Certified Firms Each firm may only serve as once classification – MBE or WBE A Prime Contractor who is an MBE or WBE must meet subcontractor goals by using other listed certified firms. Certified Prime Contractors cannot count their own workforce or companies to meet this requirement. Must serve a commercially useful function. The firm must serve a value-added purpose on the engagement. Must provide goods or service only in the industry area for which it is certified as listed in the directory at Must be used to provide the goods or services specific to the contract National Corporate Diversity Plans are generally not acceptable


19 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises TOTAL BID AMOUNT:

20 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises Effective May, 2011, a new MWBE scoring methodology will be utilized for all RFP’s released New Process – MWBE scoring is conducted based on 20 points plus a possible 2 bonus points scale - MBE: Possible 10 points + 1 bonus point - WBE: Possible 10 points + 1 bonus Point Professional Services Scoring Methodology: -The points will be awarded on the following schedule: -Fractional percentages will be rounded up or down to the nearest whole percentage -Submissions of 0% participation will result in a deduction of 1 point in each category -The highest submission which exceeds the goal in each category will receive 11 points (10 points plus 1 bonus point). In case of a tie both firms will receive 11 points %1%2%3%4%5%6%7%8% Pts.1.252.503.755.006.257.508.7510.00

21 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises RFP MWBE Scoring Example BidderMBE %Pts.WBE %Pts.Total Pts. Bidder 112.0%10.010.0%11.021.0 Bidder 26.0%7.54.0%5.012.5 Bidder 38.0%10.08.0%10.020.0 Bidder 416.0%11.00.0%10.0 Bidder 50.0%0.0%-2.0

22 Additional Information IDOA PROCUREMENT LINKS AND NUMBERS 1-877-77BUYIN (8946) For Vendor Registration Questions For Inquiries Regarding Substantial Indiana Economic Impact A. Link to the developing “one stop shop” for vendor registry with IDOA and Secretary of State. B.Secretary of State of Indiana: Can be reached at (317) 232-6576 for registration assistance. C.See Vendor Handbook: Online version available at D.Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises: for table of IDOA certified MBEs and WBEs. For more WBE’s information E.RFP posting and updates: Go to (select “State of Indiana Opportunities” link) Drag through table until you find desired RFP/RFI number on left-hand side and click the link.

23 Thank You John Helmer

24 IDOA Questions and Answers

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