STAR+PLUS, Medicaid Rural Service Area
RFP # 529-13-0042

January 29, 2014

HHSC announces the award of contracts for the for the Request for Proposals (RFP) # 529-13-0042 for STAR+PLUS, Medicaid Rural Service Area services, to:

  • Amerigroup Insurance Company, 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Suite 400, Houston, TX 77098

  • HealthSpring Life & Health Insurance Company, Inc., 2900 North Loop West, Suite 1300, Houston, TX  77092

  • Superior HealthPlan, Inc., 2100 South IH-35, Suite 200, Austin, Texas  78704

  • UnitedHealthcare, 9702 Bissonnet, Suite 2200W, Houston, TX 77036

MRSA Central

Superior HealthPlan, Inc. and UnitedHealthcare

MRSA West

Amerigroup Insurance Company and Superior HealthPlan, Inc.

MRSA Northeast

HealthSpring Life & Health Insurance Company, Inc. and UnitedHealthcare

November 15, 2013

HHSC is in the process of issuing final contract awards to the identified respondents below upon successful contract execution for the Request for Proposals (RFP) # 529-13-0042 for STAR+PLUS, Medicaid Rural Service Area services.

  • Amerigroup Insurance Company, 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Suite 400, Houston, TX 77098
  • HealthSpring Life & Health Insurance Company, Inc., 2900 North Loop West, Suite 1300, Houston, TX  77092
  • Superior HealthPlan, Inc., 2100 South IH-35, Suite 200, Austin, Texas  78704
  • UnitedHealthcare, 9702 Bissonnet, Suite 2200W, Houston, TX 77036

MRSA Central

Superior HealthPlan, Inc. and UnitedHealthcare

MRSA West

Amerigroup Insurance Company and Superior HealthPlan, Inc.

MRSA Northeast

HealthSpring Life & Health Insurance Company, Inc. and UnitedHealthcare

September 3, 2013

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announce a tentative contract awards for the Request for Proposals (RFP) # 529-13-0042 for STAR+PLUS, Medicaid Rural Service Area services, to:

  • Amerigroup Insurance Company, 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Suite 400, Houston, TX 77098
  • HealthSpring Life & Health Insurance Company, Inc., 2900 North Loop West, Suite 1300, Houston, TX  77092
  • Superior HealthPlan, Inc., 2100 South IH-35, Suite 200, Austin, Texas  78704
  • UnitedHealthcare, 9702 Bissonnet, Suite 2200W, Houston, TX 77036

The awards are contingent upon the successful negotiation and execution of contracts. In the event negotiations are unsuccessful, HHSC may initiate negotiations with the next successful vendor or vendors.

MRSA Central

Superior HealthPlan, Inc. and UnitedHealthcare

MRSA West

Amerigroup Insurance Company and Superior HealthPlan, Inc.

MRSA Northeast

HealthSpring Life & Health Insurance Company, Inc. and UnitedHealthcare

 

May 30, 2013

This Addendum 7 is issued to reflect information, clarification, or changes related to the RFP. Please check the HHSC Contract Opportunities webpage regularly for further information and updates.

April 19, 2013

This Addendum 6 (DOC) is issued to reflect information, clarification, or changes related to the RFP. Please check the HHSC Contract Opportunities webpage regularly for further information and updates.

April 1, 2013

HHSC posts Addendum 5 (DOC) and HHSC responses to the Vendor’s Questions (PDF)  for RFP # 529-13-0042 to reflect information, clarification, or changes related to the RFP. Please check the HHSC Contract Opportunities webpage regularly for further information and updates.

March 11, 2013

HHSC posts Addendum 4 (DOC) for RFP # 529-13-0042 to reflect information, clarification, or changes related to the RFP. Please check the HHSC Contract Opportunities webpage regularly for further information and updates.

February 19, 2013

HHSC posts information for RFP # 529-13-0042 to provide links for the PowerPoint Presentation and Attendee List (PDF) from the Vendor Conference held on February 15, 2013. Please check the HHSC Contract Opportunities webpage regularly for further information and updates.

February 4, 2013

This Addendum 3 (DOC) is issued to reflect information, clarification, or changes related to the RFP. Please check the HHSC Contract Opportunities webpage regularly for further information and updates.

January 30, 2013

This Addendum 2 (DOC) is issued to reflect information, clarification, or changes related to the RFP. Please check the HHSC Contract Opportunities webpage regularly for further information and updates.

January 25, 2013

This Addendum 1 (DOC) is issued to reflect information, clarification, or changes related to the RFP. Please check the HHSC Contract Opportunities webpage regularly for further information and updates.

December 12, 2012

HHSC announces the release of Request for Proposal # 529-13-0042 for STAR+PLUS, Medicaid Rural Service Area sevices. HHSC seeks STAR+PLUS, Medicaid Rural Service Area services in accordance with the specifications contained in this Request for Proposals.

Please check the HHSC Contract Opportunities webpage regularly for further information and updates.

The sole point of contact for inquiries concerning this RFP is:

Rick Blincoe, CTPM
Enterprise Contract and Procurement Services
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
4405 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78756
Phone: (512) 206-5468
Fax: (512) 206-5552
richard.blincoe@hhsc.state.tx.us

The physical address for overnight, commercial mail and hand deliveries is:

HHSC Enterprise Contracts and Procurement Services (ECPS) Division
4405 North Lamar Blvd., Bldg. 1, Mail Code 2020
Austin, Texas 78756

All communications relating to this RFP must be directed to the HHSC contact person named above. All other communications between a respondent and HHSC staff concerning this RFP are prohibited. In no instance is a respondent to discuss cost information contained in a proposal with the HHSC point of contact or any other staff prior to proposal evaluation. Failure to comply with this section may result in HHSC's disqualification of the proposal.