New Jersey Administrative Code
Title 17 - TREASURY - GENERAL
Chapter 9 - STATE HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM
Subchapter 10 - PROCUREMENT OF STATE HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM CONTRACTS
Section 17:9-10.4 - Procurement methodology

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 17:9-10.4

Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 48, December 18, 2023

(a) All purchases shall be through formal, advertised sealed bidding, except as provided in this subchapter.

(b) The Director shall prepare the RFP for formal, advertised, sealed bidding at the request of the Commission.

(c) The Director shall structure the RFP for formal, advertised, sealed bidding to provide for a single contract award to a single bidder, unless contract awards to two or more bidders are permitted as hereinafter provided in this subchapter.

(d) The Director may structure an RFP for formal, advertised, sealed bidding to include multiple price lines encompassing more than one service or group of services, with a separate contract award for each price line.

(e) The Director may structure an RFP for formal, advertised, sealed bidding to be awarded to two or more bidders on the basis of one or more of the following criteria:

1. The anticipated demand for health care services by employees of the State and their dependents and employees and dependents of participating local government employers and the ability of potential bidders to meet the anticipated demand;

2. The need for comprehensive in-State and out-of-State health care networks and/or the need for diversity in health care plans offered; and/or

3. The need for cost efficient, timely delivery of auditing and actuarial services.

(f) The Director may structure the RFP for formal, advertised, sealed bidding to provide for negotiation.

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