​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Request for Proposal #19-96125

Medi-Cal Rx

In response to Executive Order N-01-19, which requires the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to transition Medi-Cal pharmacy services for Medi-Cal managed care to fee-for-service (FFS), DHCS is soliciting proposals from firms that are able to provide administrative services for managing the FFS pharmacy benefit.

Request for Proposal (RFP) #19-96125 solicits proposals for the takeover, operation, and eventual turnover of administration of the Medi-Cal FFS pharmacy services.

DHCS intends to make a single contract award for Medi-Cal Rx ser​​​​​vices to the most responsive and responsible firm earning the highest score. This procurement is open to all eligible firms and/or individuals that meet the qualification requirements, including commercial businesses, nonprofit organizations, State or public universities (including auxiliary organizations) and othe​r entities.

Questions regarding this RFP should be submitted via email to:  CSBRFP1@dhcs.ca.gov​​

Procurement Status

Contract Awarded.


You may view and/or download the RFP from the Cal eProcure / Fi$Cal website using the instructions referenced below.

​Date ReleasedEventComment​
​12/12/2019​Contract Award​Contract Awarded.
​11/07/2019​Notice of Intent to Award
​Notice of Intent to Award Released - View the NOIA document
​9/17/2019​Administrative Bulletin​Administr​ative Bulletin 1, Questions and Answers and Addendum 1 released.
​08/22/2019​RFP Release​​The Contract Services Branch announces the release of Request for Proposal #19-96125.


​Draft RFP Release

​The Contract Services Branch announces the draft release of Request for Proposal #19-96125.

IMPORTANT:  This RFP has been officially released to the California State Contracts Register (CSCR) using the Cal eProcure/Fi$Cal website.  Please use the instructions provided below to navigate to, and download, the RFP.  All subsequent document releases for this RFP will also be made to the Cal eProcure/Fi$Cal website.  As noted on the CSB home page, it is highly recommended that all vendors wishing to contract  with the State of California complete registration for the Cal eProcure/Fi$Cal system as it is the official location for RFP/IFB releases.  Registration will also allow vendors to receive automatic notifications when contracting opportunities are posted for business categories of their choosing.  If selected as a contractor, this system will be used for payments covered by the contract.

RFP View / Download

Medi-Cal Rx Cal eProcure/Fi$Cal Event Code: 19-96125

Step 1:  Visit the Cal eProcure website​​
Step 2:  Select "View Event Package"
Step 3:  Select "View" next to each element of the procurement package that you wish to download
Step 4:  Select "Download Attachment" that appears at the top of the webpage to begin your download

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