|The Department of Insurance's Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace (“HIM”), doing business as “Get Covered Illinois” (GCI), seeks to procure an on-line tool to provide consumers the ability to review and compare Qualified Health Plans offered to residents of Illinois on the Health Insurance Marketplace during the third federal Open Enrollment Period (Nov. 1, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016).|
A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on November 4, 2015 at the Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring St., Room 511, Springfield, IL 62706. Call-in information for those unable to attend in person will be provided upon request. Interested parties wishing to request a hearing or submit comments must do so in writing and submit their request to the notice contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments shall be made by Friday, October 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. to:
712 Stratton Office Building
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, Il 62706
If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the awarding of a sole source contract. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether contract award by Sole Source is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearings may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. Parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing. Written comments will be afforded the same weight as oral comments received at hearing. After consideration of the testimony, the Chief Procurement Officer may approve the purchasing agency’s request to contract by the sole source procurement method.