|CMS is required to provide managed care group health plans for the State Employees Group Insurance Program. CMS also provides managed care coverage to the Local Government Health Plan, the Teachers Retirement Insurance Program and the College Insurance program. In FY2012, CMS awarded two managed care contracts for HMO Illinois and Blue Advantage. CMS is seeking a renewal to the managed care contracts for HMO Illinois and Blue Advantage FY2018 to reflect the annual negotiated per member rates. CMS is satisfied with the services provided by these vendors.|
The contracts provide for annual adjustments to the per member per month premium rates based upon verified demographics, other documented actuarial factors and projected health care cost trends. The contracts allow for rate negotiations annually under the initial term and for each renewal term.