2017 Integrated Health Partnerships (IHP) request for proposals
The goal of the Integrated Health Partnerships (IHP) program is to improve the quality and value of the care provided to the citizens served by public health care programs. The “Integrated Health Partnership” structure allows provider organizations to voluntarily contract with the Minnesota Department of Humans Services (DHS) to care for Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) members in both fee-for-service (FFS) and managed care under a payment model that holds these organizations accountable for the total cost of care and quality of services provided to this population. Within this structure, DHS seeks to expand the program in different geographic regions of the state and across different models of care delivery that will integrate health care with chemical and mental health services, safety net providers, and social service agencies. The projects will include clear incentives for quality of care and targeted savings, and will result in increased competition in the marketplace through direct contracting with providers.
This request for proposals (RFP) solicits a response from organizations interested in participating in the Integrated Health Partnership program.
Links to RFP and appendices
This RFP along with all appendices is posted as one document on the DHS Grants and RFPs website.
Updates and more information
DHS will release periodic updates on the RFP through webinars, emails and other communications, as necessary.
To see the presentations from past webinars, use the links listed below.
Overview of RFP process and new IHP model (PDF)
June 29, 2017
Quality methodology (PDF)
July 11, 2017
Payment and risk (PDF)
July 20, 2017
See the Q&A document (PDF) for questions compiled and answered during the comment period of May 15, to July 25, 2017.
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