Contract Details: # 269-C1
|Description||Vaccines, Biological and Influenza|
|Purchase Category Code(Agencies Only)||PCC A|
|Optional Renewal Terms||Participation will continue until termination occurs either by the Member Entity or the MMCAP Managing Director.|
|Purchase Orders||Before placing an order for the first time, an MMCAP application must be submitted (please reference Contractors section below). Once approved, customers will order vaccines directly from each manufacturer.|
|CPA Contract Management||Questions regarding contract management issues, price changes, amendments or other post-award concerns should be directed to:
SPD Contract Management Office (SCMO)
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA)
Phone: (512) 463-3034 option 3
|Contractors||The Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) is a part of the Minnesota Multistate Contracting Alliance for Pharmacy (MMCAP). All biological and influenza vaccines previously on contract 269-M1 and 269-M2 are now available through the MMCAP contract. MMCAP membership is required.
MMCAP membership requires an initial MMCAP application, as well as additional documents required by certain vendors. Once membership is established, each selected vendor or wholesaler should be contacted to set up an account before placing orders. Reference your MMCAP membership number with each vendor to get contract pricing.
MMCAP Application Procedures:
INFLUENZA VACCINES: Pre-orders for influenza vaccines should be booked January - April each year in order to receive delivery by August - October. These vaccines are on a first come, first serve basis, and may become waitlisted or sold out. It is advised to split pre-orders of influenza vaccines between a combination of both manufacturers and distributors in the event of any shortages.
INFLUENZA VACCINE Manufacturers available through MMCAP
BIOLOGICAL VACCINE Manufacturers available through MMCAP
BIOLOGICAL VACCINE Wholesaler for the State of Texas through MMCAP
Frequently Asked Questions
*SPECIAL NOTE: While discount pricing for vaccines will be available to all state agencies and Texas SmartBuy Members, some individual members cannot access Merck vaccine discounts.
Per Merck’s MMCAP contract policy:
"Notwithstanding the foregoing, in accordance with Vendor’s policy, only those facilities wholly owned by the government, i.e., state, city, county, township, etc. will be eligible to participate under this contract. Other entities, such as quasi-political agencies, not-for-profit agencies and non-governmental, private or parochial schools are excluded from contract eligibility. In the event there are changes in the operation of and/or ownership of any of MMCAP Participating Facilities, MMCAP shall advise Vendor immediately."