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), also known as MMCAP Infuse. All biological and influenza vaccines previously on contract 269-M1 and 269-M2 are now available through the MMCAP Infuse contract. MMCAP Infuse membership is required.
MMCAP Infuse 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 Infuse membership number with each vendor to get contract pricing.
MMCAP Infuse 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."
|Contractor Performance||The Statewide Procurement Division Contract Management Office (SCMO), a division of the Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA), administers a vendor performance program for use by all customers per Texas Government Code (TGC), §2262.055, and 34 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), §20.108. The Vendor Performance relies on the customer's participation in gathering information on vendor performance. State agency customers shall report vendor performance on purchases of $25,000 or more from contracts administered by CPA, or any other purchase of $25,000 or more made through delegated authority granted by CPA (TAC 20.108), or purchases exempt from CPA procurement rules and procedures. State agencies are additionally encouraged to report vendor performance on purchases under $25,000.
Vendor Performance shall be reported through the CPA VENDOR PERFORMANCE TRACKING SYSTEM.
The purpose of the Vendor Performance Tracking System is to:
• Identify vendors that have exceptional performance
• Aid purchasers in making a best value determination based on vendor past performance
• Protect the state from vendors with unethical business practices
• Provide performance scores in four measurable categories for the CMBL vendors
• Track vendor performance for delegated and exempt purchases
Contractor: Minnesota Multistate Contracting Alliance for Pharmacy (MMCAP) aka MMCAP Infuse
Contact Name: Bill Schneider
Phone: (317) 372-3194
Address: 50 Sherburne Avenue Suite 112 St. Paul MN 55155