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Upcoming NDPERS Health Insurance RFP

Posted 4/21/20 (Tue)

The NDPERS Board approved the timeline and scope for the upcoming Group Health Insurance Request for Proposals (RFP). The RFP, scheduled to be issued on June 1, 2020, will include seven insurance options detailing varied cost and coverage structures:

Option 1.
Fully-insured medical and prescription drug insurance proposal
Option 2.
Self-insured medical and prescription drug insurance proposal
Option 3.
Fully-insured medical insurance proposal
Option 4.
Self-insured medical insurance proposal
Option 5.
Fully-insured prescription drug insurance proposal
Option 6.
Self-insured prescription drug insurance proposal
Option 7.
Stop loss insurance for all self-insured options

 

The NDPERS Board plans to follow this tentative timeline:

May 12, 2020
NDPERS Board approves RFP
June 1, 2020
NDPERS issues RFP
July 15, 2020
Proposals due
September 2020
Presentations by finalists
December 2020
NDPERS Board selects provider to begin services on July 1, 2021

 

The NDPERS Group Health insurances provides coverage for about 60,000 individuals including around 9,000 retirees from the state of North Dakota. The current carrier, Sanford Health Plan, has administered the fully-insured medical and prescription drug insurance plan for NDPERS members since first awarded the contract in 2015.