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Immigration Health Medical Assessor Procurement

This tender is using the new split file responses feature on GETS. The agency has indicated that they would like to receive responses separated by price and non price components, please keep this mind when preparing your response for submission via GETS.

Details

RFx ID : 21877028
Tender Name : Immigration Health Medical Assessor Procurement
Reference # : 00011441
Open Date : Friday, 1 November 2019 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Thursday, 21 November 2019 2:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Quotations (RFQ)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85000000 - Healthcare Services
Regions:
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Canterbury
  • Chatham Islands
  • Gisborne
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Manawatu-Wanganui
  • Marlborough
  • Nelson
  • Northland
  • Otago
  • Southland
  • Taranaki
  • Tasman
  • Waikato
  • Wellington
  • West Coast
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Shaneel Nath
shaneel.nath@mbie.govt.nz
Via GETS
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Overview

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) requires that migrants comply with relevant health requirements for their visa process. All visa applicants are required to go through medical exams and submit the result via E-Medical/HIS system. If any abnormality is noted, then their medical exam is required to be reviewed by a medical assessor to determine if their health would meet INZ’s instructions as having acceptable health standards.
Currently approximately 50,000 Immigration Medical Exams (IME) per annum require medical assessment. Assessing IMEs is a complex and specialized task, therefore has been outsourced to doctors to provide professional advice. These assessments provide health based opinions for Immigration Officers to determine the outcome of Visa applications.

Over the last five years this task was completed by up to 14 contracted Medical Assessors (MA). Each MA is a New Zealand registered medical practitioner.

The contracts for the current MAs are due to expire on 31 December 2019 but the need for MAs is still ongoing.

The key objective for this procurement is to ensure that INZ is receiving this service from 01 Jan 2020 to meet the ongoing demand for MAs.