Request for Bids

Request for Bids
Fully Insured Group Health Insurance
for Employees, Retirees and COBRA participants

The Office of the Upshur County Commission is requesting sealed bid proposals for the above referenced benefit. Specifications for bid to include details as listed in the bid packets (available upon request via telephone or email listed below). Please be advised that meetings will not be scheduled prior to bid openings.

Carrie Wallace, Administrator
(304)472-0535 x.3

Insurance vendors must meet all requisites as outlined in the “Health Insurance Service Requirements” detailed in the bid packets.

Premium price will not be the only factor under consideration. Insurance vendors are asked to provide all information necessary for health insurance, retiree and COBRA comparison quotes, effective July 1, 2016.

Any and all sealed bids must be received no later than 9 a.m. on
January 21, 2016 at the following address:

Office of the Upshur County Commission
Sealed Bid – Group Health Insurance
38 W Main Street, Room 302
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Sealed bids received by the above deadline will be opened, reviewed, and read aloud by the Upshur County Commission at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2016. Interviews will be scheduled the week of Monday, January 25, 2016 through Friday January 29, 2016 at the discretion of the Upshur County Commission.

The Upshur County Commission reserves the right to reject any and all bids, in whole or in part, and waive any informality during the bidding process. The Upshur County Commission reserves the right to award the bid for the project based upon certain criteria, including but not limited to, submitted premium price, plan benefits, references and/or any other factor determined to be in the best interest of the plan. Local agents will be given preference during the evaluation process.
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