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RFP Description

Due Date

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) Newborn Screening (NBS) Program is seeking proposals from Connecticut Hospitals/Medical Centers to respond to referrals from the Connecticut Newborn Screening Program (CT NBS) for infants who screen positive for metabolic, endocrine, hematologic, immunologic, peroxisomal and other genetic disorders and provide a comprehensive program that includes diagnostic and treatment services and care coordination for each infant with a presumptive positive NBS result, and each infant who confirms positive for a disorder detected by NBS. The selected hospital/medical center will also provide direct consultation to the NBS program on the addition of new tests to the screening panel, the implementation of new testing platforms, the interpretation of newborn screening results (at the individual and population level) and assistance with improving the positive predictive value of screening tests. This is a competitive process and the selected proposer will win only the ability to negotiate a contract with the State of Connecticut. 

Deadline for submission of proposals is 4:00 p.m. on February 15, 2018