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Dental Benefits Program for SPOC Covered Employees

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000608328

Bid Title: Dental Benefits Program for SPOC Covered Employees

Agency Bid No. Title: RFP1116005146

Received Date: 06/24/2016

Close Date: 07/26/2016

Purchase Type: Contract term beginning: 1/1/2017 Ending: 12/31/17

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 07/06/2016 03:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The successful Contractor shall provide the goods and/or services to Agency and other agencies using the Contract in accordance with the Scope of Work as provided in this Section.4.1 Description of Desired ServicesThe State of Iowa is soliciting proposals from qualified companies to provide a statewide dental network and administer the dental benefit program for State of Iowa employees effective January 1, 2017. Contractor shall provide administrative services for the Dental Benefit Program for eligible employees of the SPOC. Contractor will also be expected to provide written communications, Benefits Summaries, cost estimates for collective bargaining proposals and other services as identified in this Agreement. The selected Respondent will also be expected to project costs for collective bargaining and proposed legislation, as well as assume fiduciary responsibilities for the plan. Proposals are required for a minimum premium arrangement. Additional alternative funding arrangement proposals may be submitted.Purpose of ServicesDAS desires that Contractor settle claims with dentists for dental services provided to Members, and Contractor desires that DAS reimburse Contractor for Benefits Expense plus Administrative Fees as more specifically set forth in this RFP.The Maximum Liability Unit Rates and Terminal Liability Unit Rates are not rates that must be paid regardless of the ultimate claim cost, as would be true of a fully insured program. Contractor will only settle claims incurred by Contractholders and Members. If the funding level for claims has been set too high for any reason, the excess funds are maintained by DAS, not by Contractor. On the other hand, if claim costs exceed the Cumulative Maximum Liability Limits, Contractor will be liable for the excess.Contractor shall provide the following services in accordance with the defined performance expectations as set forth below.4.1.1 Desired Plan DesignsThe desired plan design is the same as the current dental plan design as changes are determined by collective bargaining. Contractors should review the Dental Benefits Summary and the electronic benefit certificates provided at the States web site

Product Code: 95348

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Iowa - Department of Administrative Services

State: Iowa

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Nancy Wheelock Education Grimes State Office Bldg, 400 E 14th St, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319

Phone: 515-725-2268

Fax: 515-725-0038




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