Single Source Procurement: MRT Supportive Housing Health Home Pilot Extension

Pursuant to New York State Finance Law § 163.10(b), The New York State Department of Health is presenting the following summary of relevant circumstances, and material and substantial reasons why a competitive procurement was not feasible.

The Medicaid Redesign Team, Supportive Housing Health Home Pilot Project provides rental subsidies and support to homeless or unstably housed high cost Medicaid members that are enrolled in New York State's Health Home Program. The Supportive Housing program also serves as an incentive for Providers to partner with designated Health Homes.

The goals of the Pilot Program are to identify best practices, procedures and methods for Supportive Housing Providers; to collaborate with Health Homes to locate homeless or unstably housed Health Home members; to provide housing as a means to facilitate access to health services and improve the health status of Health Home members; and to coordinate efforts of the Health Home Care Manager and Housing Specialist for implementing the Health Home member's Plan of Care.

The Office of the State Comptroller authorized approval to award each of the following organizations a maximum amount of $400,000.00 per year for the contract term of 10/1/14- 9/30/16 for this initiative:

  1. BronxWorks in the Bronx;
  2. Housing Works, Inc. of Central Brooklyn;
  3. Liberty Resources, Inc. in Cayuga, Madison, and Onondaga Counties;
  4. Living Opportunities of DePaul in Niagara County;
  5. Project Hospitality, Inc. of Staten Island;
  6. The Bridge, Inc. in Manhattan;
  7. The Fortune Society in New York City;
  8. SI Behavioral Network, Inc. of Staten Island;
  9. Southern Tier AIDS Program in Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga and Tompkins Counties; and
  10. St. Catherine's Center for Children serving the Capital District
Procurement / Program Name MRT Supportive Housing Health Home Pilot Extension
Contractor Name(s) Multiple – Please See Description Above
Contract Period 10/1/2016 – 9/30/2018
Contract Number(s) C029963 – C029972