Request for Proposals

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RFP Description

Due Date

The State of Connecticut Department of Public Health (Department) is seeking proposals for five (5) federally qualified health centers (FQHC) with dental health professional shortage area (HPSA) designation to implement an innovative medical-dental integration project to address common modifiable risk factors for children at risk for tooth decay and childhood obesity and adults at risk for oral disease and prediabetes. The selected FQHCs will 1) collaborate inter-professionally with medical and dental teams to develop systems and workflows to identify, screen, refer, and track at risk patients to improve oral health and chronic disease outcomes, 2) increase medical and dental provider knowledge and skills to integrate oral health and chronic disease, and 3) develop a sustainability plan to ensure the continuation of the project. 

Deadline for submission of proposals is September 6, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. EST.