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File #: 18-5454    Version: 1 Name: Health Care Service Corporation DBA Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Type: Contract Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 8/22/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/12/2018 Final action: 9/12/2018
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Risk Management Vendor: Health Care Service Corporation DBA Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Employer Sponsored Health Insurance Benefits Original Contract Period: 12/1/2015 - 11/30/2018, with (2) two (1) one year renewal options Proposed Contract Period Extension: 11/30/2018 - 11/30/2019 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $884,195,500.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 10/28/2015, $884,195,500.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $286,000,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2019 $286,000,000.00 Accounts: Countywide-176 Health Insurance Contract Number(s): 1518-14008 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance...
Indexes: DEANNA ZALAS, Director, Department of Risk Management

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PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT

 

Department(s):  Risk Management

 

Vendor:  Health Care Service Corporation DBA Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

 

Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract 

 

Good(s) or Service(s):  Employer Sponsored Health Insurance Benefits

 

Original Contract Period:  12/1/2015 - 11/30/2018, with (2) two (1) one year renewal options

 

Proposed Contract Period Extension:  11/30/2018 - 11/30/2019

 

Total Current Contract Amount Authority:  $884,195,500.00

 

Original Approval (Board or Procurement):  10/28/2015, $884,195,500.00

 

Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s):  N/A

 

Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s):  N/A

 

This Increase Requested:  $286,000,000.00

 

Potential Fiscal Impact:  FY 2019 $286,000,000.00

 

Accounts:  Countywide-176 Health Insurance

 

Contract Number(s):  1518-14008

 

Concurrences:

The vendor has met the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via direct participation and a partial MWBE waiver with indirect participation.

 

The Interim Chief Procurement Officer concurs.

 

Summary: This increase and first of two (2) one (1) year renewal options will allow the Department of Risk Management to continue the administration of the County’s Employer Sponsored Health Insurance Benefits. An HMO and PPO health plan for over 55,000 employees and their dependents is administered through Health Care Service Corporation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL).  The Director of Risk Management is authorized to execute annual Benefit Program Applications to support the selected HMO and PPO plans and rates.

 

This contract was awarded through the Request for Proposals process in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code, Health Care Service Corporation was selected based on the established evaluation criteria. 

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