On July 1, 2019, the West Virginia Department of Heath and Human Resources (DHHR) released a request for proposals (RFP BMS1900000001) seeking bids from managed care organizations (MCOs) to provide statewide physical and behavioral health managed care services for children and youth in the foster care system and for individuals receiving adoption assistance. A mandatory pre-bid conference took place on July 16, 2019. Proposals are due by August 15, 2019. The contract is slated to run 3.5 years from the date of award. Although the tentative award date has not been announced, a state law requires the contract . . .