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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois Springfield
RFP #JM1022

Request for Proposal: Student Accident and Illness Insurance

Award Info Published Monday February 15, 2021

Academic HealthPlans Blue Cross Blue Shield IL PlanGrapevine, TX

  • Amount: An estimated $1,600,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/16/2021 through 8/15/2022
  • Renewals: None

Unsuccessful respondents (3)



4 total

1 successful respondent

3 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Jill Menezes, (217) 206-6651

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Caleb Adams

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

This notice has been modified
Published Monday December 14, 2020
Addendum 1 to clarify information with RFP language.
First published Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday January 12, 2021:
At the following address:
Purchasing Department
BSB 106
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois on behalf of the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) Human Resources Department is seeking Proposals from qualified firms, insurance carriers or brokers, to provide Student Accident and Illness Insurance for the period of August 16, 2021 through August 15, 2022.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Jill Menezes
BSB 106
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: (217) 206-6651
FAX: (217) 206-6607
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Caleb Adams
Submit 1 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.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • JM1022.pdf (802 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • JM1022Addendum1.pdf (125 KB)
  • JM1022UtilizationPlanDocument.pdf (2 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • JM1022OpeningSheet.pdf (267 KB)