The Contracts unit is responsible for the procurement and administration of all professional services contracts acquired on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Services. Authority to procure these services has no dollar limitation. Contracts are procured through various methods, including formal and informal solicitations, Alternate Procurements, negotiated bids and waivers. Formal Solicitations are posted on the State's Online Public Notice System. Professional Services procured in DHSS range in diversity from highly technical contracts for information management systems, to home studies for adoption of children in state custody, to architectural and engineering services.
Formal Competitive solicitations for professional services will be posted on the State of Alaska Online Public Notice System.
DHSS manages contracts in accordance with: 2 AAC 12, Procurement Regulations, AAM 81 and 82, Procurement Administrative Manual and AS 36.30 State Procurement Code. You can view these regulations here.
Department of Health & Social Services
FMS – Grants & Contracts
Alaska Office Building, Room 125
Phone: (907) 465-6264