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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois Springfield
RFP #JM120
Request for Proposal: student accident & illness insurance for UIS
Award Info Published Monday February 4, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Academic Health Plans - BCBSIL, Grapevine, TX
Amount: An estimated $1,800,000
An estimated start date of 8/16/2019 through 8/15/2020
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 3
In accordance with the BEP Act (30ILCS 575) below is information from Offerors that submitted a response: Academic Health Plans - Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan - requested a waiver; Academic Health Plans - AETNA plan requested a waiver; Academic Health Plans, NGL plan - requested a waiver; Academic Health Plans, UHC - requested a waiver.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Ashley Stewart.
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 October 22, 2018
Addendum 1 added to the notice answering vendor questions.
First published Monday, October 1, 2018
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday October 30, 2018:
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 Human Resources Department is seeking Proposals from qualified firms (Respondents) to provide Student Accident and Illness Insurance for the period of August 16, 2019 through August 15, 2020.

For additional information, contact:
Jill Menezes
BSB 106
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: (217) 206-6651
FAX: (217) 206-6607
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder
Submit 7 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 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
  • JM120.pdf (713 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • JM120Addendum1.pdf (126 KB)
  • JM120VendorProposalListing-Opening.pdf (236 KB)
Waiver Document
  • JM120BEPWaiverFormAHPBCBSsigned.pdf (305 KB)