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Region IX Education Cooperative Related Services: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Educational Diagnostician

Deadline: May 22, 2019

Region IX Education Cooperative (the Agency) is seeking offers to provide special education related services to eligible students in its member districts (https://www.rec9nm.org/Member_Districts). Related services include Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistants, Speech Language Pathology, and Educational Diagnostician.

Scope of Work:

  • Provide to Region IX member districts an excellent quality of services as per specifications and conditions contained in the Request for Proposals and any resulting contract
  • Provide direct services to eligible students on school days between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or other hours or days as mutually agreed upon by the Offeror and the Educational Services Director or designee
  • Maintain a comprehensive treatment log and therapy schedule as specified by Region IX Educational Services Director or designee
  • Perform evaluations according to state standards, federal regulations, and as required by Region IX Educational Services Director or designee
  • Participate at Individual Education Program (IEP) meetings and in development of IEPs as required
  • Attend training sessions as required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the negotiated contract hourly rate
  • Complete data entry for service captured in the Agency’s prescribed format and technology on at least a monthly basis for services provided to each student
  • Complete data entry for services eligible for School Based Medicaid services captured in the Agency’s format and technology on a at least a bi-weekly basis for students on the caseload
  • Submit typed end-of-year and end-of-treatment summary reports for each assigned student within 15 calendar days of the last therapy/treatment session
  • Provide teacher consultation to teachers as needed and/or requested by the Agency
  • Provide consultation to the parents of students as needed and/or requested by the Agency
  • Accept responsibility for the payment of all appropriate taxes, including Federal, State, FICA, and Gross Receipts
  • Report to the Region IX Educational Services Director or designee
    Follow Agency’s policies and procedures
  • Follow the assigned member district’s school schedule unless prior approval is given by the Region IX Educational Services Director or designee
  • Contractor is responsible for the agreed positions within any given school year unless the offeror and Agency have agreed otherwise

Amount: The Agency will award multiple contractual awards between the two parties (awarded Offeror and Region IX Education Cooperative); the procurement may be used by other parties. The contract shall be implemented for a term of one calendar year, and may be extended on an annual basis for up to three years in one-year increments.

Eligibility: Public or private organizations with ability to provide the required services.

Link: https://www.rec9nm.org/R9-RFP-20001-Related-Services

Note: Offerors who wish to complete the distribution list must do so by May 6, 2019.

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