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

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Dear Rotherham Metropolitan 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

Accesstoinformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear​​​​ ​Peter Briggs,

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Freedom of Information Request

Thank you for your request for information dated 29/04/2021, relating
​to​​​ Procurement status and plans for eBrokerage this has been allocated
reference FOI 99-2122.

We will process your request as soon as possible and provide you with our
response within 20 working days.

 

Kind regards,

 

Information Management Team  

Customer, Information and Digital Services 
Finance and Customer Services
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 

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      (01709) 382121

 

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Accesstoinformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Peter Briggs,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information – 99-2122

 

Thank you for your request for information received on the 29^th April
2021.

 

Please find our response attached.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Management Team  

Customer, Information and Digital Services 
Finance and Customer Services
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 

 

     [1][email address]

     [2]http://www.rotherham.gov.uk

      (01709) 382121

 

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