On October 2, 2015, the Behavioral Health Division (BHD) of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, canceled its request for proposals (RFP 2015-RFP-BHD-1000) to privatize the county’s publicly funded acute behavioral health care services. At its October 22, 2015, meeting, the Milwaukee County Mental Health Board began discussing the county’s next steps to privatize the services. The meeting packet for the board’s October 22 meeting includes a notice from BHD about the decision to cancel the RFP, and further options for the board’s consideration. The first listed options include working with regional private health care systems . . .