Current and Upcoming Opportunities

ERS manages a wide range of products and services through a competitive bid process. ERS solicitation opportunities include:

  • Request for Proposal (RFP);
  • Request for Application (RFA); 
  • Request for Qualification (RFQ); and
  • Request for Information (RFI).

To view archived bid solicitations previously published by ERS please go to Archive.

Current bid solicitations are listed below. Bid solicitations are updated frequently. We encourage you to visit this page often. To receive notifications of upcoming bid solicitations, please register with ERS through our Vendor Registration form

Group Benefits Program Opportunites

Description: To seek responses from qualified Medicare Advantage carriers to underwrite and administer the HealthSelectSM Medicare Advantage Plan, a Medicare Advantage plan with a statewide preferred provider organization network.
Date: To be available Spring/Summer 2019.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Description: To seek applications from qualified Medicare Advantage carriers to provide Medicare Advantage Health Maintenance Organizations as a health care option under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program.
Date: To be available Spring/Summer 2019. 
Note: Access to the Request for Applications will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Description: To seek responses from qualified carriers to provide Group Term Life with Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance for participants of the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program.
Date: To be available Summer 2019. 
Note: Access to the Request for Proposals will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Deferred Compensation Opportunities

Deferred Compensation (Texa$aver) RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified vendors to provide Third-Party Administrative and Advisory Services. The Third-Party Administrative services will include Custodial Services.
Date: To be available on or around November 21, 2018
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Investment Opportunities

Hedge Fund Consulting Services RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified consultants to provide hedge fund consulting services.
Date: To be available on or after March 13, 2019.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Private Equity Consulting Services RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified consultants to provide private equity consulting services.
Date: To be available on or after April 12, 2019.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Other Goods and Services Opportunities

Engineer for Materials Testing and Inspection Services RFQ

Description: To seek responses from qualified engineers to provide materials testing and inspection services. 
Date: To be available on or after November 28, 2018.
Note: Access to the RFQ will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Freight Elevator Modernization RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified contractors to modernize ERS’ freight elevator.
Date: To be available Fall 2018.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.