Contract Details: # 269-C1

Number 269-C1
Description Biological Vaccines
Category Managed
Type Term
Start Date 6/8/2018
End Date 6/8/2019
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.
NIGP Code(s) 269-36

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 vaccines and biologicals previously on contract 269-M1 are now available through the MMCAP contract. MMCAP membership is required.

MMCAP membership requires an initial MMCAP application and subsequent paperwork for two vendors (Sanofi Pasteur and GlaxoSmithKline).

MMCAP Application Procedures:

  1. Following the instructions attached, complete the MMCAP Application.

  2. Email the completed MMCAP application

  3. Receive a Welcome Letter from MMCAP Membership Services

    • Further instructions will accompany the Welcome letter, including links to the Declaration (Dec) forms and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp (Merck) Customer Service number to set up an account.

  4. Complete and send the two required Dec forms back to the contractors, one for Sanofi Pasteur and one for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Please Cc: These forms must be submitted prior to receiving MMCAP pricing from GSK and Sanofi Pasteur.

  5. Set up a direct order account with Merck (if needed) by calling their Customer Service and referencing MMCAP membership.

  6. Contact each manufacturer directly to place orders and reference MMCAP membership.

  7. In order to access Dynavax Technologies vaccines, an account must be set up with the state of Texas wholesaler, Cardinal Health. Please contact Dan Hartl at, or (217) 971-4458, and reference MMCAP membership.

Frequently Asked Questions

Manufacturers available through MMCAP:

  • Dynavax Technologies

  • GlaxoSmithKline

  • Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp.

  • PaxVax

  • Sanofi Pasteur

*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."

This contract does not affect influenza vaccine or preorders already booked under 269-M2.