Competitive Purchase of Services Method of Procurement
Request for proposals (RFP) process to is used to competitively solicit for delivery of health and human services.
The Competitve Purchase of Service Request for proposals (RFP) is the most frequently used procurement method for purchasing health and human services.
|Determination for Use||Purchasing agency has budgeted funds and/or the legislature has appropriated funds for purchase of health and human services.|
|Basis for Award||Award is based on the weighted criteria as stated in the solicitation|
|Brief Description of Procedure||
As stated in Solicitation.
Limited by availability of funds.
|Contract Term Limit||As stated in RFP.|
|Public Notice/Posting of Solicitation||
Required. The public notice shall be posted on the procurement notices website,
The RFP shall be posted on the RFP website (RFPW).
The solicitation shall remain open for a minimum of 28 days.
|Public Notification/Posting of Award||Required. Must be posted to Awards Reporting Website (Executive Branch) within 7 days of award.|
Allowed. Protest shall be in writing and postmarked within 5 days of the postmark of the notice of award/nonaward.
Allowable basis of protests: a purchasing agency’s failure to follow HRS Chapter 103F statutes, its administrative rules, or the RFP.
Also contains a request for reconsideration process.
|eProcurement System||RFPS are not being issued on the Hawaii eProcurement System (HePS) at this time|
- Procurement Notices for Solicitation
- Health and Human Service RFPs
- Health and Human Service Awards
- Proposal Application Forms for Providers/Applicants (including budget forms)
- HRS Chapter 103F Purchases of Health and Human Services (Table of Contents) (Links to Sections)
- HRS 103F-402 Competitive purchases of services
All chapters apply
Procurement Circulars provide additional guidance or procedures