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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RFP #1MDG2201

Request for Proposal: Student Health Insurance

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Thursday September 24, 2020
as per section 4.2040(b)of the Procurement Rules, the solicitation did not provide for consideration of all factors of significance to the university as well as ambiguous or otherwise inadequate specification. A new solicitation will be posted, at a future time.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday August 26, 2020
The purpose of this amendment "A3" is to answer Vendor questions.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday August 17, 2020
The purpose of this amendment "A2" is to change the RFP opening date and to make a correction to the RFP document.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday July 16, 2020
The purpose of this amendment "A1" is to provide copies of Form A and Form B referenced on page 47 of the solicitation document (RFP 1MDG2201 Student Health Insurance).
First published Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday September 10, 2020:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820-0000
It is the policy of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign that all eligible students be covered by health insurance. The University provides a Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) to assist students in meeting this requirement. The SHIP covers students who need hospitalization and specialized care, as well as general care for sickness and accidents. This SHIP offers spouse and dependent children coverage on a voluntary enrollment basis as well. The University seeks one vendor who can administer an HMO model benefit plan for all eligible students, in accordance with all applicable insurance requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the State of Illinois. Specific requirements and parameters are outlined in the body of this document.

The University will also consider a benefit plan for student athletes, from vendors who also provide a response outlining a comprehensive SHIP for all students. Pricing for a student athlete plan should be separate and distinct from the general SHIP. Failure to provide a student athlete plan will not disqualify you from this solicitation.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Michelle Griffen
Phone: (217) 244-8770
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
Submit 2 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
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 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
  • RFP1MDG2201ExhibitABC.pdf (627 KB)
  • RFP1MDG2201StudentHealthInsurance.pdf (905 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 20202021UGGradSumofBenefits.pdf (123 KB)
  • RFP1MDG2201A1.pdf (860 KB)
  • RFP1MDG2201A2.pdf (201 KB)
  • RFP1MDG2201A3.pdf (498 KB)
  • RFP1MDG2201A3Excel.xlsx (133 KB)
  • UILLGradMedicalExtractPaidClaimsmorethan1asof712020.xlsx (596 KB)
  • UILLGradRxExtractDataasof712020.xlsx (69 KB)
  • UILLGradTop100MedicalProvidersExtractDataasof712020.xlsx (17 KB)
  • UILLICSMedicalExtractPaidClaimsgreaterthan1asof712020.xlsx (35 KB)
  • UILLICSTop100MedicalProvidersExtractDataasof712020.xlsx (11 KB)
  • UILLUGMedicalExtractPaidClaimsgreaterthan1asof712020.xlsx (415 KB)
  • UILLUGRxExtractDataasof712020.xlsx (58 KB)
  • UILLUGTop100MedicalProvidersExtractDataasof712020.xlsx (17 KB)