New York State Smokers' Quitline- RFP# 15598 - DEADLINE of AUGUST 3!
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
The New York State Department of Health (Department), Bureau of Tobacco Control (BTC) is requesting proposals to provide telephonic and internet-based information and tobacco use cessation services to New York State residents seeking 1) information on quitting smoking or quitting use of other tobacco products; and 2) coaching, support, and assistance with quitting smoking or other tobacco use; and smoking or other tobacco use relapse prevention.
This RFP seeks an awardee that will provide Quitline and Quitsite interventions to promote and support cessation among New York's smokers by providing evidenced-based services such as coaching and counseling by phone, approved and effective medications to callers without the financial resources to purchase over-the-counter medication at no cost (e.g., nicotine replacement therapies), and informational services for those New Yorkers trying to quit smoking or who have recently quit smoking.
Proposals will be accepted through August 3, 2015, from companies or organizations located within the continental United States, Hawaii or Puerto Rico that have at least three (3) years of experience providing tobacco cessation call center services and at least three (3) years of experience providing web-based tobacco use cessation services.
The RFP is posted on the New York State Department of Health website at: http://www.health.ny.gov/funding/rfp/15598/index.htm