2023-2028 Patient Companion Services in Orange, Rockland, and Westchester Counties

To whom it may concern,


Attached is the IFB for upcoming Patient Companion Services for Hudson Valley DDSOO.  OPWDD's Contract Management Unit for Hudson Valley DDSOO is soliciting sealed bids from responsible and qualified contractors to perform patient companion services at hospitals in Orange, Rockland, and Westchester Counties for 60 months.  References and applicable insurances are required.  Prevailing Wage will not apply.  There are thirteen (13) Community Hospitals to bid on. Bidders may submit pricing for as many or as few hospitals as they choose. OPWDD will select the responsible and responsive Bidder(s) that will provide the lowest Total Annual Estimated Cost per Hospital.  Up to ten (10) awardees may be selected for each hospital, as bidding dictates. Fewer than 10 awards may be made regardless of number of bids received.  OPWDD reserves the right to reject any and all offers. 

If you are interested, please submit 1 original of the IFB Cost Proposal Form along with 1 original set of all the mandatory supporting documents. The Sample Contract Template is for reference only. Please review the document, familiarize yourself with the language and set up, but do not submit the Sample Contract Template with your bid. The Sample Contract Template is not a required document.  Bid Submissions are due by 2:00 pm on December 7, 2022 If you have any questions, you can contact:


Email: [email protected]




Kyle Newton at 845-877-6821 Ext. 3219

[email protected]


If you are currently not interested, kindly complete the IFB No-Bid Form which is the last page of the Invitation for Bid