VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES

The School of Employees Retirement System of Ohio (SERS) is a defined benefit pension fund for noncertificated persons employed by Ohio’s public schools, community schools, and community colleges. It provides service retirement, disability and survivor benefits, and access to health care for benefit recipients and their dependents. Administration and management of the plan is vested in the Retirement Board established under Chapter 3309 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Request for Information (RFI)

Third-party administrator for excepted benefit health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) & Medicaid enrollment

 

SERS is gathering information to determine whether vendors exist who can provide both of the following services:

  1. Serve as third-party administrator for the Wraparound HRA plan, including guiding retirees in determining eligibility for Ohio Marketplace coverage/options, such as Marketplace plan enrollment. Must have staff with current Ohio Marketplace Assister credentials and be able to pay HRA claims.
  2. Assist retirees with determining Medicaid eligibility, including filing the application (if eligible).
Response Deadline: October 30, 2020

 

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Request for Proposal (RFP)

Vision Services

 

The School Employees Retirement System of Ohio (SERS) is requesting proposals for a voluntary vision care benefit program, which would be offered to eligible SERS retirees and eligible dependents.

 

Question Deadline: October 19, 2020, 4 p.m. EDT
Response Deadline: December 18, 2020, 4 p.m. EST

 

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SERS VISION CENSUS – OCTOBER 2020

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Request for Proposal (RFP)

Dental Services

 

The School Employees Retirement System of Ohio (SERS) is requesting proposals regarding a dental benefit program, which would be offered to eligible SERS retirees and their eligible dependents.

 

Question Deadline: October 19, 2020, 4 p.m. EDT
Response Deadline: December 18, 2020, 4 p.m. EST

 

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SERS DENTAL CENSUS – OCTOBER 2020

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Request for Information (RFI)

Operational Investment Due Diligence platform

SERS is gathering information for an Operational Investment Due Diligence platform to support our analysis of prospective, and current investment managers/accounts. Capabilities of the Platform would include, but not be limited to, customizable operational due diligence questionnaires, customizable scoring of operational capabilities of investment managers, document storage capabilities, scheduling/calendar capabilities for recurring operational due diligence, and producing high quality report output directly from the platform.

Response Deadline: November 30, 2020

 

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Request for Proposal (RFP)

Video Conference Technology

SERS is requesting proposals from interested vendors to upgrade the existing audio/video technology in our main conference room at 300 East Broad Street in Columbus, OH.

Intent to Respond Deadline: November 4, 2020
Questions Deadline: November 19, 2020, 4 p.m. EST
Response Deadline: December 11, 2020, 4 p.m. EST

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Thank You, but No Gifts, Please

Employees and Board members of SERS are governed by provisions of the Ohio Ethics Law. Those provisions limit anyone from offering, and us from accepting, gifts, including food, beverages and travel-related expenses. To abide with the ethics laws, we request that you not send gifts to, or make donations to charity on behalf of, SERS and any SERS Board or staff members. Click here to learn more from the Ohio Ethics Commission regarding the ethics laws governing the Ohio Retirement Systems.

Thank you for your attention and cooperation in this matter.

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