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Some RFPs/ITBs may be listed on the Oklahoma Department of Central Purchasing Web site:

The Professional Services Contracts Unit is responsible for ensuring that all the agency's solicitations and awards adhere to statutes, administrative procedures and agency regulations.

Bidders should not contact any OHCA personnel during the open solicitation process.

ITB: "Invitation to Bid" means a type of solicitation a state agency or the State Purchasing Director sends to suppliers for submission of bids for acquisitions.

RFI: “Request for Information” means a type of solicitation a state agency or the State Purchasing Director sends to suppliers to collect written information about various suppliers and/or products/services. The information may then be used to help make a decision on what steps should be taken next. RFIs are often used in combination with: RFP (Request for Proposal), ITB (Invitation to Bid), or a RFQ (Request for Quotation).

RFP: "Request for Proposal" means a type of solicitation a state agency or the State Purchasing Director sends to suppliers for submission of proposals for acquisitions.

RFQ: “Request for Quotation” means a type of solicitation a state agency or the State Purchasing Director sends to suppliers for submission of quotations for acquisitions.