Continuing Healthcare Brokerage and Financial Management
The CCGs want to commission a service that provides fast and responsive placement of patients, while working closely with the CCGs’ CHC clinical assessment teams.
NHS Shared Business Services
Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing, Other Services, Defence and security
Location of contract
Value of contract (£)
£1,000,000 – £1,500,000
06 March 2015
24 April 2015
Contract start date
01 October 2015
Contract end date
30 September 2018
NHS Brent, NHS Harrow and NHS Hillingdon Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) wish to commission an efficient, cost effective brokerage and invoice management service for the Continuing Healthcare (CHC) service in their communities.
The CCGs want to commission a service that provides fast and responsive placement of patients, while working closely with the CCGs’ CHC clinical assessment teams. There is also a requirement for a single point of access into the service and the timely payment of invoices in line with the CCGs’ Funding Protocol. The Contract will be awarded for an initial period of three years with an option to extend for a further two years at the discretion of the Contracting Authority. The CCGs are offering a contract to the successful bidder to: • Make care home placements and domiciliary care arrangements on behalf of patients in the most cost effective and efficient manner possible while giving patients the best service possible; • Facilitate the payment of Nursing and Domiciliary Care Providers in line with the Contracting Authority’s authorisation process and funding protocol for the identified group of patients; • Monitor Funded Nursing Care and Continence patients activity and to make payments in line with the Contracting Authority’s authorisation process and funding protocol; and • To provide a single point of access for the CHC service. Please be aware that the tender process will be an OJEU Open Procedure. Expressions of Interest are now invited from potential bidders intending to participate through the procurement process. To register your interest and access the procurement documents (service specification, bidder instructions, bidder application questionnaire, etc.) please access the electronic procurement portal EU-Supply available at https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com. Once you have logged into the EU-Supply Portal, SEARCH FOR TENDER REFERENCE 20143 (Continuing Healthcare Brokerage and Financial Management Service). A bidder briefing, to ensure good understanding of the service requirements and procurement process will held at 12.30 on Wednesday 25th March in Harrow. For further details, please confirm your attendance via EU Supply. **THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS OF TENDERS, WHICH MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE EU-SUPPLY PORTAL, IS 12 NOON, FRIDAY 24TH APRIL 2015** Registration on EU-Supply is FREE. Detailed guidance on how to access and respond to the opportunity is available in the attached ‘Quick Guide for Suppliers’ If you need technical support to register and use the EU-Supply Portal, please contact the EU-Supply Helpdesk on 0800 840 2050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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