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ESA RFP.pdf

2.1.11 The Welfare Reform Act 2007, allows HCPs
(d) a member of such other profession

What are the other professions? What are does this cover? Chiropodist? Phlebtomists?

How much is each HCP paid per assessment
How much is a doctor paid per assessment?

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2.1.12 Atos Healthcare response MUST include proposed criteria for identifying those
ESA cases that cannot be undertaken by an HCP (other than a doctor).
2.1.13 Atos Healthcare response MUST say how cases will be directed to and
scheduled for the appropriate HCP.

What criteria did Atos respond that ESA cases must be undertaken by a doctor, what sections on the ESA form completed indicate a doctors assement?

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2.1.15 Atos Healthcare’s response MUST include planning assumptions for the
proportion of cases that will be undertaken by an HCP (other than a doctor) and
criteria for review should the assumptions prove to be materially flawed.

What are the assumptions that other than a doctor, a HCP is allowed to do an assessment

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2.2.2 It is estimated that approximately 11% of new customers will fall into the
Support Group.

2.2.3 If the customer meets the Support Group criteria they will not require a PCA
face-to-face examination or WFHRA, although a WFHRA must be undertaken if
the customer so requests. It is acknowledged that some customers will only be
identified as being in the Support Group at the PCA examination.

What is the support group criteria that 11% will fall into, what would this be evidenced as and completed on a ESA50
as?

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3.9.2 In particular, Atos Healthcare MUST provide proposals about how they deal
with customers who have learning difficulties, mental health, sensory disabilities
and mobility problems.

How do they deal with people with mental health problems like depression, what guidelines did they draw up?

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4.1.2 Atos Healthcare MUST detail how they intend to assess and tailor the training
strategy to secure successful delivery of the Services.

4.1.3 Atos Healthcare MUST detail the training that All non-medical staff interfacing
with customers will receive.

What are the details of the training? Ie. a copy of all the training manual.
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5.4 Medical Training Programme for Continuing Professional Education for
HCPs

5.4.1 Atos Healthcare must develop and deliver the medical training programme for
CPE (the “Training Programme”) and its evaluation as part of the Services as
contracted in Schedule 4, 4.1 part 2 (see Appendix 6) of the Medical Services
Agreement.

Where is a copy of the Medical Training Programme, its documents

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13.3.8 Interfaces with Key Stakeholders
• Disability Lobby Organisations
• Organisations representing medical interests

Who are the Disability Lobby Organisations refereed to?
Who are the Organisations representing medical interests refereed to?

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