DOH issues request for proposal to provide additional nursing facility capacity

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DOH posted a 2017 Request for Proposals to provide additional nursing facility capacity in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and other communities in South Dakota.

Proposals are being solicited for: 1) Sioux Falls – up to a total of 75 additional nursing facility beds; 2) Rapid City – up to a total of 75 additional nursing facility beds; and 3) Other SD Communities (excluding Sioux Falls & Rapid City) – up to a total of 41 additional nursing facility beds. Preference will be given to proposals to the degree that they seek to address the particular special care needs in each area as outlined in this RFP, and to the respondent’s commitment to consider developing home and community-based services into the future.

Providers are encouraged to periodically review any additional materials relevant to the RFP (Questions & Answers document, etc) that will be posted on the DOH website at http://doh.sd.gov/news/.

Proposal submissions are due by September 8, 2017.