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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RFP #1JWS1436
Request for Proposal: Student Health Insurance
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Thursday January 15, 2015
To provide an opportunity for re-solicitation in order to obtain competition after disqualification of most proposals for technical compliance reasons before evaluations were completed left only one proposal eligible for consideration.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday December 15, 2014
Amendment 4 is issued to extend the opening date, amend a section of the RFP and answer remaining vendor questions.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday December 11, 2014
The bid opening date has been changed to December 18, 2014, at 10:00 am.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday December 5, 2014
Amendment 2 is issued to provide the Q/A from the vendor conference and additional questions. Please note that Amendment 2, Attachment 2 is provided as an additional document to download.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday November 24, 2014
Amendment 1 issued to provide further information to the Exhibits.
First published Thursday, November 20, 2014
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday January 6, 2015:

Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

The University is seeking proposals from vendors to enter into a contract to provide student health insurance as well as routine administrative services, including claims adjudication and claim payments for the Urbana-Champaign campus students for the period of August 21, 2015, through August 20, 2017, based on satisfactory performance, continuing need and availability of funds. The SHIP design is a type of preferred provider organization model (PPO) that must offer two levels of coverage – payment of 80% of usual and customary charges for non-network providers, and 80% of the preferred allowance for in-network providers (subject to exceptions).

For additional information, contact:
Jay Simpson
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 6182
Phone: (217) 265-0434
FAX: (217) 239-6870
State Purchasing Officer - Stephen Rotello
Submit 8 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. 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 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
  • 1JWS1436.docx (249 KB)
  • 1JWS1436Amendment1.pdf (167 KB)
  • 1JWS1436Amendment2.pdf (2 MB)
  • 1JWS1436Amendment2_Attachment2.doc (161 KB)
  • 1JWS1436Amendment3.pdf (90 KB)
  • 1JWS1436Amendment4.pdf (2 MB)
  • 1JWS1436Exhibits.pdf (4 MB)