Request for Qualifications

Commercial/Construction Loan

Submittals Due: June 13, 2024 by 5:00pm

Requests for Proposal documents are available to download at www.wyhealthworks.org.  Questions regarding this RFP should be directed to:

Margaret Cox, CFO
2508 E. Fox Farm Rd 1A
Cheyenne, WY 82007
mcox@wyhealthworks.org

Proposals shall be received via email to mcox@wyhealthworks.org by 5:00 pm MST June 13, 2024.

Scope of Proposal Request

Notice is hereby given that HealthWorks is requesting proposals for:

HealthWorks seeks an experienced financial institution to provide a construction loan in the amount ranging between $4,000,000 – $8,000,000 depending on the guaranteed maximum price that is determined.

HealthWorks has purchased and is renovating the Downtown West building in Cheyenne to continue delivering integrated primary care medical, behavioral health, substance abuse treatment, onsite pharmacy services and dental care. The project is partially funded through America Rescue Plan Act funds and private funding.   Construction is expected to begin in June 2024 with completion in mid-2025.  Healthworks has partnered with Pouppirt Architects and 5R Construction to complete the project. The construction bid packages have been published and we are expected to have subcontractors in place at the end of May 2024.

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is part of a competitive procurement process that helps to serve the organization’s best interests.  It also provides financial institutions with a fair opportunity for their services to be considered. The process of competitive negotiation being used in this case and should not be confused with the different process of competitive sealed bidding.

For ease of reference, an entity receiving this RFP is referred to as the “Firm”.  The Firm selected to provide services for HealthWorks is referred to as the “Selectee”. This RFP provides instructions for submitting proposals, procedures and criteria by which a Firm may be selected, and the contractual terms by which HealthWorks proposes to govern the relationship with the Selectee

To be Published:  Wyoming Tribune Eagle May 22, 25 and  29, 2024

Project Introduction

This RFP is issued by Cheyenne Health and Wellness Center dba HealthWorks.  HealthWorks requests submittals in response to this RFP from qualified lending institutions interested in providing commercial/construction loan in the above proposed scope for the renovation of the Downtown West Building. 

Submittal Dates

RFP Advertised/Published:                                                                  May 23, 2024

Deadline for submitting RFP responses:                                      June 13, 2024 at 5:00pm

HealthWorks to notify Selected firm on or around:                        June 17, 2024

Contract executed and loan documents on or around:                 July 1, 2024

Project Background

Established in 2005, HealthWorks (formerly Cheyenne Health and Wellness Center) is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit healthcare entity dedicated to providing premier medical, dental, behavioral health, and pharmacy services to all residents of Cheyenne and Laramie County, regardless of ability to pay. HealthWorks provides acute, chronic, and preventative health care services.

As a Community Health Center, HealthWorks welcomes everyone into a health care home with exceptional, comprehensive, patient centered care. With caring providers, convenient hours, and outreach services, HealthWorks strives to be the family’s doctor for life and a community health resource.

Services Provided:

  • Primary/Family Medical Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Women’s Health
  • Adult Wellness Care
  • Sports Physicals
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Enhanced Pharmacy Services
  • Dental Services
  • Bilingual Services
  • Immunizations
  • Care Coordination
  • Health Care and Social Services Linkages
  • School Based Health Care

 

HealthWorks is a recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).  As a PCMH, medical services include primary/family medical care, pediatrics, adolescent medicine, women’s health, adult wellness care, chronic disease management, and immunizations. Oral health services include cleanings, fillings, extractions, and dentures. Among our behavioral health services are individual and family therapy, parenting and family issues, depression and anxiety, healing from trauma and abuse, grief and loss issues, stress and anger management, mood disorders, substance use issues, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT). We also have an onsite pharmacy and provide supportive services, including translation/interpretation, care coordination, and eligibility assistance.

HealthWorks offers a sliding scale fee schedule and enables services through same-day scheduling as well as extended hours including early morning and evening appointments. 

Currently HealthWorks occupies two separate buildings located at 2508 E. Fox Farm Rd 1A, Cheyenne, WY 82007.  Per CDC guidelines for Airborne Contaminant removal, the HealthWorks clinic building was determined to have insufficient ventilation for treating symptomatic COVID patients.  The current clinic building will not support HVAC upgrades nor will the building support increased capacity with additional clinical space. The clinic is unable to expand in its current location. HealthWorks recently purchased the Downtown West Building to expand the clinic and services offered.

Project Overview

The Downtown West Building, located at 504 and 506 W 17th in Cheyenne, is approximately 28,000 sf. 

Overall Project Goals:

  • create an optimal space for patients as well as staff
  • design a space that maximizes efficiency, fosters collaboration, and provides practical, comprehensive services
  • provide an integrated medical and behavioral/mental health service delivery model
  • expand pharmacy including retail pharmacy and compounding
  • increase dental services to include new x-ray, dental operatories, dental hygiene
  • incorporate medical x-ray services
  • incorporate security system
  • provide community areas for health and wellness
  • include administrative offices with the mindset that these spaces may be easily converted to additional medical exam rooms for future growth
  • occupy the Downtown West Building by the first quarter of 2025

 

5/31/24 RFP Addendum

 Dashboards

Request for Proposal

2022 Audited Financials 

2021 Audited Financials

Current plan drawings 

2023 Balance Sheet (unaudited)

2023 Statement of Revenue and Expenses (unaudited)

2023 Statement of Revenue and Expenses Full Year (Unaudited)

April 2024 Balance Sheet

April 2024 Statement of Revenue and Expenses

HealthWorks Projections