Administrative qualification is not required to compete for solicitations using the comprehensive, streamlined or accelerated contract process. If selected, for firms not subject to exemption, an indirect cost rate is necessary for rate schedule development. These firms can either be administratively qualified by selection notification or take the option available for providers not administratively qualified.
Providers not Administratively Qualified
The department may contract with a prime provider or allow the use of a subprovider that is not administratively qualified if:
For firms not administratively qualified that may compete for contracts through the Comprehensive, Streamlined or Accelerated Processes, complete the Certification of No Indirect Cost Rate Audit and submit to the PEPS Administrative Qualifications Group according to the instructions on the form.
Firms are requested to do this prior to submitting a response to a solicitation so the information is readily available, if selected. Multiple submittals are not necessary. The PEPS Administrative Qualifications Group will maintain a list of firms accepting the developed rate for reference by a managing office upon provider selection.
Exemptions to Administrative Qualification
Administrative Qualifications Administrator