Single Source Procurement: Pharmacy Benefit Management

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. This contract extension is being granted to allow the competitively awarded contractor to fulfill all deliverable requirements while a competitive procurement will be utilized for the replacement contract. HealthHelp, Inc. is the best position to fill the gap until a new contract is fully approved and executed. They already have the necessary customer service, clinical support, programmatic knowledge and systems connectivity to successfully manage the radiology program and maintain quality services and cost avoidance outcomes during this transition period.

Procurement / Program Name Pharmacy Benefit Management
Contractor Name(s) Magellan Medicaid Administration
Contract Period 9/22/05- 11/30/20
Contract Number C020463