Procurement status and plans for eBrokerage, and/or Visit Charge Processing solutions in 2021 through 2022

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Dear Wiltshire Council,

Under FOI please provide the following information relating to how the Council brokers and pays providers for the adult social care packages it commissions:

Regarding care brokerage:

1. Does the Council have any plans to a) procure an eBrokerage cloud software solution (for brokering commissioned care packages across its care providers, primarily but not restricted to only domiciliary care) in 2021/2022, and if so when, b) via which procurement route, and c) provide the contact name for the relevant procurement lead OR if Council privacy policy so requires, the name of the department leading the procurement within the Council, as well as an indication if, and when / how the Council intends to contact or is willing to engage with the market, plus if the Council would be interested in receiving information in this regard?

And regarding visit charge processing for paying commissioned care providers against the services they have delivered on behalf of the Council:

2. Does the Council have any plans to a) procure a Provider Payment/Council Self-billing cloud software solution (for processing and calculating visit data submitted by commissioned care providers for the visits they have undertaken on behalf of the Council, primarily but not restricted to only domiciliary care) in 2021/2022, and if so when, b) via which procurement route, and c) provide the contact name for the relevant procurement lead OR if Council privacy policy so requires, the name of the department leading the procurement within the Council, as well as an indication if and when / how the Council intends to contact or is willing to engage with the market, plus if the Council would be interested in receiving information in this regard?

Many thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Peter Briggs

FOI, Wiltshire Council

Mr Peter Briggs.

 

Freedom of Information Request Case ID 202100118

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 23 April 2021 in
which you asked for the following information:

 

Regarding care brokerage:

 

1. Does the Council have any plans to a) procure an eBrokerage cloud
software solution (for brokering commissioned care packages across its
care providers, primarily but not restricted to only domiciliary care) in
2021/2022, and if so when, b) via which procurement route, and c) provide
the contact name for the relevant procurement lead OR if Council privacy
policy so requires, the name of the department leading the procurement
within the Council, as well as an indication if, and when / how the
Council intends to contact or is willing to engage with the market, plus
if the Council would be interested in receiving information in this
regard?

 

And regarding visit charge processing for paying commissioned care
providers against the services they have delivered on behalf of the
Council:

 

2. Does the Council have any plans to a) procure a Provider
Payment/Council Self-billing cloud software solution (for processing and
calculating visit data submitted by commissioned care providers for the
visits they have undertaken on behalf of the Council, primarily but not
restricted to only domiciliary care) in 2021/2022, and if so when, b) via
which procurement route, and c) provide the contact name for the relevant
procurement lead OR if Council privacy policy so requires, the name of the
department leading the procurement within the Council, as well as an
indication if and when / how the Council intends to contact or is willing
to engage with the market, plus if the Council would be interested in
receiving information in this regard?

 

 

Your request is being processed under the provisions of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and you will receive a response within 20 working
days of receipt of your request, meaning you will receive a response on or
before 24 May 2021 .

 

 

Regards,

 

Henrietta

Information Governance Team

Legal and Governance

Wiltshire Council

[Wiltshire Council request email]

 

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FOI, Wiltshire Council

Dear Mr Briggs,

 

Freedom of Information Request Case ID 202100118

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 23 April 2021, in
which you asked for the following information:

 

 1. Does the Council have any plans to procure an eBrokerage cloud
software solution (for brokering commissioned care packages across its
care providers, primarily but not restricted to only domiciliary care)
in 2021/2022, and if so when, via which procurement route, and provide
the contact name for the relevant procurement lead or if Council
privacy policy so requires, the name of the department leading the
procurement within the Council, as well as an indication if, and when
/ how the Council intends to contact or is willing to engage with the
market, plus if the Council would be interested in receiving
information in this regard
 2. Does the Council have any plans to procure a Provider Payment/Council
Self-billing cloud software solution (for processing and calculating
visit data submitted by commissioned care providers for the visits
they have undertaken on behalf of the Council, primarily but not
restricted to only domiciliary care) in 2021/2022, and if so when, via
which procurement route, and provide the contact name for the relevant
procurement lead OR if Council privacy policy so requires, the name of
the department leading the procurement within the Council, as well as
an indication if and when / how the Council intends to contact or is
willing to engage with the market, plus if the Council would be
interested in receiving information in this regard?

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) the Council is obliged
to:

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I can confirm that the council holds the information you requested which
is as follows.

 

 1. Does the Council have any plans to procure an eBrokerage cloud
software solution (for brokering commissioned care packages across its
care providers, primarily but not restricted to only domiciliary care)
in 2021/2022, and if so when, via which procurement route, and provide
the contact name for the relevant procurement lead or if Council
privacy policy so requires, the name of the department leading the
procurement within the Council, as well as an indication if, and when
/ how the Council intends to contact or is willing to engage with the
market, plus if the Council would be interested in receiving
information in this regard

No, the council does not currently have procurement plans for an
eBrokerage cloud software solution.

 

 2. Does the Council have any plans to procure a Provider Payment/Council
Self-billing cloud software solution (for processing and calculating
visit data submitted by commissioned care providers for the visits
they have undertaken on behalf of the Council, primarily but not
restricted to only domiciliary care) in 2021/2022, and if so when, via
which procurement route, and provide the contact name for the relevant
procurement lead OR if Council privacy policy so requires, the name of
the department leading the procurement within the Council, as well as
an indication if and when / how the Council intends to contact or is
willing to engage with the market, plus if the Council would be
interested in receiving information in this regard?

No, the council does not currently have procurement plans for a Provider
Payment self-billing cloud software solution.

 

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Regards,

 

Henrietta

Information Governance Team

Legal and Governance

Wiltshire Council

[2][Wiltshire Council request email]

 

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From: FOI <[email address]>
Sent: 23 April 2021 16:16
To: Peter Briggs <[FOI #749906 email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information Request Case ID 202100118 - Procurement
status and plans for eBrokerage

 

Mr Peter Briggs.

 

Freedom of Information Request Case ID 202100118

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 23 April 2021 in
which you asked for the following information:

 

Regarding care brokerage:

 

1. Does the Council have any plans to a) procure an eBrokerage cloud
software solution (for brokering commissioned care packages across its
care providers, primarily but not restricted to only domiciliary care) in
2021/2022, and if so when, b) via which procurement route, and c) provide
the contact name for the relevant procurement lead OR if Council privacy
policy so requires, the name of the department leading the procurement
within the Council, as well as an indication if, and when / how the
Council intends to contact or is willing to engage with the market, plus
if the Council would be interested in receiving information in this
regard?

 

And regarding visit charge processing for paying commissioned care
providers against the services they have delivered on behalf of the
Council:

 

2. Does the Council have any plans to a) procure a Provider
Payment/Council Self-billing cloud software solution (for processing and
calculating visit data submitted by commissioned care providers for the
visits they have undertaken on behalf of the Council, primarily but not
restricted to only domiciliary care) in 2021/2022, and if so when, b) via
which procurement route, and c) provide the contact name for the relevant
procurement lead OR if Council privacy policy so requires, the name of the
department leading the procurement within the Council, as well as an
indication if and when / how the Council intends to contact or is willing
to engage with the market, plus if the Council would be interested in
receiving information in this regard?

 

 

Your request is being processed under the provisions of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and you will receive a response within 20 working
days of receipt of your request, meaning you will receive a response on or
before 24 May 2021 .

 

 

Regards,

 

Henrietta

Information Governance Team

Legal and Governance

Wiltshire Council

[5][Wiltshire Council request email]

 

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