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

Peter Briggs made this Freedom of Information request to Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough 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

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Dear Peter Briggs

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 23rd April 2021.
We have considered your request and enclose 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?

 

We have no plans to procure an eBrokerage cloud software solution at the
current time

 

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?

 

We have no plans to procure a Provider Payment/Council Self-billing cloud
software solution at the current time

 

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