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AI- 3532   4. E. 1.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 07/25/2012  
Award RFP No. 2910-12 Secondary (Wrap) Network Services, Disease Management, Pre-Certification/Utilization Programs, and COBRA/HIPAA Administration, R
Submitted By: Elsa Saenz, Purchasing Department
Department: Purchasing Department  

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RECOMMENDATION

Discuss/Award the following request for proposals:
1. RFP No. 2910-12 Secondary (Wrap) Network Services, Disease Management,
    Pre-Certification/Utilization Programs, and COBRA/HIPAA Administration.
2. RFP No. 2911-12 Third Party Administration/TPA.
3. RFP No. 2912-12 Cafeteria Administration, including Premium Only Plan (POP) &
    Enrollment/Billing Services. 

BACKGROUND
Nueces County currently makes available to its employees a self funded plan of medical care benefits. Proposals were received from qualified Offerors to provide the following specific services for an October 1, 2012 effective date:

RFP No. 2910-12 Secondary (Wrap) Network Services, etc.
• Health Secondary (Wrap) Network Services
• Disease Management Services
• Pre-Certification & Utilization Services
• COBRA/HIPAA Administration

RFP No. 2911-12 Third Party Administration/TPA
• Third Party Medical Claims Administration (TPA).

RFP No. 2912-12 Cafeteria Administration, etc.
• a Plan Sponsor and Plan Administrator for the Nueces County flexible employee benefit plan including maintain plan documents, enroll, monitor individual accounts, calculate plan year forfeitures, file annual IRS returns, plan and manage open enrollment fairs along with providing online enrollment services and provide debit card reimbursement payments for Nueces County Employees. Sucessful Offerors will manage the billing, remittance and eligibility for all product lines (including voluntary products) offered or made available to County employees, i.e., Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Medical Care Reimbursement, and Dependent Care Assistance Plan.

Contracts are to be a one (1) year term with the option to renew for four (4) additional one year terms.

Services may be awarded to one (1) successful Offeror who may bundle these services together or the County may elect to award these services separately and independently to qualified Offerors.

DISCUSSION
Regularly budgeted item.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
1:
Fund Transfers

Attachments
RFP 2910-12 proposal tab
RFP 2911-12 proposal tab
RFP 2912-12 proposal tab

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