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Request for Proposals

LifePath Purchase Service Contracts FY 2019-2021

LifePath, Inc., has a formal procurement process for the awarding of State Home Care contracts. The procurement process is conducted once every three years. LifePath is currently seeking Proposals from agencies for the provision of services in accordance with 651 CMR 3.00 in Franklin County and the Worcester County Towns of Athol, Phillipston, Royalston and Petersham for the following Non-Homemaker services:

  • Adult Day Health
  • Alzheimer’s Day Programs
  • Alzheimer’s/Dementia Coaching
  • Bill Payer Services
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Chore/Home Repair
  • Companion Services
  • Competency Evaluation
  • Emergency Response Products with Fall Detection
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Enhanced Technology/Cellular PERS
  • Environmental Accessibility Adaptations
  • Financial Consultation Services
  • Grocery Shopping and Delivery
  • Home Based Wandering Response Systems
  • Home Delivery of Pre-packaged Medication
  • Home Health Aide Services
  • Laundry
  • Legal Services
  • Medication Dispensing System
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Personal Emergency Response System
  • Representative Payee Services
  • Respite Care
  • Skilled Nursing Services
  • Speech Therapy
  • Supportive Day Programs
  • Translation/Interpreting Services
  • Transitional Assistance
  • Transportation Services
  • Vision Rehabilitation

Please note that the Homemaker/Personal Care and Supportive Home Care Aide contracting process is initiated by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) and requires completion or updating of the Homemaker Notice of Intent (NOI), an online application process posted at Homemaker/Personal Care agencies will also need to complete the updated Administrative Overview and Service Specific Questions.

Legal Ad

General Instructions & Required Submissions Checklist

State Home Care Administrative Overview

Service Specific Questionnaires:

NOI Rate Calculation Sheet

Frail Elder Waiver Provider Application Documents:


Provider Agencies must submit all required application materials no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 10, 2018, to the attention of:

Rebecca Kopera, Contracts Manager
LifePath, Inc.
101 Munson Street, Suite 201
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-773-5555 ext. 2267
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LifePath reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. Agencies chosen to provide services will be required to enter into a written Provider Agreement with LifePath and complete the required MassHealth Frail Elder Waiver Enrollment procedure. Current LifePath providers, where LifePath is the lead ASAP, will be required to re-enroll in the MassHealth Frail Elder Waiver program. A sample copy of the Provider Agreement is available upon request. Entering into a contract with LifePath does not guarantee service. LifePath is responsible for the determination of client eligibility and level of service.

Contracts will be awarded to successful applicants from October 1, 2018, to September 30, 2021, with annual renewals.