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Northern Illinois University
RFP #BML071613

Request for Proposal: Secondary Student Health Insurance

Renewal Info
Published Wednesday May 20, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Summit America Insurance Services
Amount: An estimated $299,900
Renewal: 7th of 9, 8/1/2020 through 7/31/2021
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $74,700
Comments: Note to Awardee: No work shall proceed without the authorization and/or correspondence from the Procurement Services and Contract Management office or receipt of a Purchase Order and/or Contract. Vendor is now known as Relation Insurance Services, Incorporated.
The buyer for this procurement is now Kevin Lam, (815) 753-1675.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Carla Carreno.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday June 27, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Summit America Insurance Services
Amount: An estimated $299,900
Renewal: 6th of 9, 8/1/2019 through 7/31/2020
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $374,600
Comments: 20% BEP Goal incorporated and waived. Vendor is now known as Relation Insurance Services, Incorporated.
The buyer for this procurement is now Kevin Lam, (815) 753-1675.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Carla Carreno.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday April 18, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Summit America Insurance Services
Amount: An estimated $299,900
Renewal: 5th of 9, 8/1/2018 through 7/31/2019
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,199,600
Comments: Vendor is now known as Relation Insurance Services, Incorporated. Name change notice has been uploaded to record. Due to an administrative error, the renewal was executed but not published. The renewal is being properly executed and published now.
The buyer for this procurement is now Jean Ann Thomas, (815) 753-9558.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Carla Carreno.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday June 14, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Summit America Insurance Services
Amount: An estimated $299,900
Renewal: 4th of 9, 8/1/2017 through 8/1/2018
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,499,500
Comments: Inadvertently we posted in renewal option # 2, that the new vendor is Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions, that statement is incorrect. The vendor's legal name is in fact Summit America Insurance Services, Inc. Please see attached the letter explaining this in the attachments.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Nicole Krneta Rogers.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday June 14, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Summit America Insurance Services
Amount: An estimated $299,900
Renewal: 3rd of 9, 8/1/2016 through 8/1/2017
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,799,400
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Pamela Amoako.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday July 15, 2015
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Summit America Insurance Services
Amount: An amount not to exceed $299,900
Renewal: 2nd of 9, 8/1/2015 through 8/1/2016
Pricing Changes: 
Aggregate deductible changes from $185,000 to $250,000 for FY16.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $2,099,300
Comments: Vendor has changed their name to Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions.
The buyer for this procurement is now Cindy Blanchard, (815) 753-1674.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday July 29, 2014
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Summit America Insurance Services
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 9, 8/1/2014 through 8/1/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5%
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,992,000

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday July 24, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Summit America Insurance Services, Salt Lake City, UT
Amount: An estimated $235,900
Terms:
An estimated start date of 8/1/2013 through 8/1/2014
Renewals:
9 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $2,123,100
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 4:00 PM, Tuesday July 16, 2013:
At the following address:
Purchasing Office
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
This Request for Proposal for NIU Intercollegiate Athletics is for secondary student health insurance for student athletes.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Brent MacLeod
Northern Illinois University
Office of Procurement Services
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-1676
FAX: (815) 753-6800
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Submit one (1) original and four (4) copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • BML071613.docx (4 MB)
  • BML071613Addendum1.pdf (126 KB)
  • BML071613Addendum2.pdf (1 MB)
  • W9_Dec2011.pdf (84 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • FY20BEPWaiver.pdf (49 KB)
  • NameChangetoRelationDoc.pdf (29 KB)
  • RelationFY19Cert.pdf (325 KB)