RFP for the Privatization of a State Mental Health Hospital

The request for proposal (RFP) for privatization of one of the State Mental Health Hospitals has been posted to: http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=99828

The State of Texas, by and through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), announces the release of this request for proposal (RFP) for the privatization of one of the state mental health hospitals (state hospitals) on behalf of the Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

The complete solicitation document will be posted and available to you electronically on the Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD) website for a minimum of fourteen days.

The ESBD is located at: http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/. Solicitation Number:  53700-3-0000103730.

Please check the ESBD regularly for further information and updates.

Update - July 2, 2012

Please note that the proposal due date has changed from June 26, 2012 to July 26, 2012.  Additional information is now available at http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=99828. A summary of the materials and information available as of July 2, 2012 is below:

  • Package 1 - Original RFP, April 16, 2012
  • Package 2 - Appendices describing services, rules, and buildings discussed in RFP (Package 1)
  • Package 3 - Schedule of tours
  • Package 4 - Additional information about North Texas State Hospital in response to vendor requests for tours of the facility
  • Package 5 - Revised schedule of tours
  • Package 6 - Addendum 2 - Questions and Answers
  • Packages 7, 8, and 9 - Appendices accompanying Questions and Answers (Package 6)


The sole point of contact for inquiries concerning this Request for Proposals (RFP) is: 

Elizabeth Ward, CTPM
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Enterprise Contract and Procurement Services
4405 North Lamar
Austin, TX. 78756-3422

(512) 206-5416


All communications relating to this RFP must be directed to the HHSC contact person named above.  All communications between Respondents and other HHSC staff members concerning this RFP are strictly prohibited.  Failure to comply with these requirements may result in proposal disqualification.


  If you are unable to download the RFP 53700-2-0000103730, send an email containing the information below to:  elizabeth.ward@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Last updated July 3, 2012