Contract Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)
Contract Description: This Indefinite / Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) performance-based contract will be used as a means to provide services to SAMHSA officials and staff to help them achieve their individual Centers/Divisions/Offices missions in a timely manner. The contract requires quick response capability, with performance according to specifications identified in individual Task Orders that will be issued over the life of the contract. The contract will enable SAMHSA to improve its technical, management, and administrative operations by significantly reducing the amount of time and labor required to obtain critical contract services and products.
ARDX Capabilities: As part of this contract, ARDX will provide SAMHSA officials with expertise in planning, implementing, and reporting on various initiatives to help achieve their mission in reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in America’s communities. ARDX will be able to create customized programs that will allow SAMHSA grantees, community-based organizations, stakeholders, politicians, and advocates to identify lessons learned, challenges, and best practices within the behavioral health community.
Contract Number: HHSS283201700067I
Contract Period of Performance: February 21, 2017 – February 20, 2022
Available Task Order Types: Cost-Plus-Award-Fee (CPAF) or Fixed Price (FP)
Angela D. Reddix
Domain VI. Planning, Implementation, and Report Support Projects (Small Disadvantaged Business SET-ASIDE)
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Based on the PLAN-DO-CHECK-ACT sequences that are intrinsic to all quality processes and industry best practices for Continuous Process Improvement, our approach provides uniform, metrics-based, program-wide management oversight of tasks, subtasks, quality assurance, and continuous process improvement. Refined over multiple programs and tailored to meet the requirements of the program/contract and tasking needs, this approach ensures consistent delivery of quality services program-wide. The core sub-processes address key quality processes. These factors define best value.
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- Our top leadership (Contract Manager) is committed to quality, and understands its significance in terms of long-term corporate health and stability.
- We work closely with our customers to define performance metrics on every task of every contract.
- Monthly In-Process Reviews (IPRs) with ARDX senior management includes performance assessment against established metrics.
- Following ISO standards we document procedures utilizing industry best practices on every task.
- People at all levels are trained and fully involved in quality.
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