Current and Upcoming Opportunities

Current and Upcoming Opportunities

ERS manages a wide range of products and services through a competitive solicitation process. ERS solicitation opportunities include:
  • Request for Proposals (RFP)
  • Request for Applications (RFA)
  • Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
  • Request for Offers (RFO)
  • Request for Information (RFI)
Current and upcoming opportunities are listed below. These opportunities are updated frequently. We encourage you to visit this page often. To receive notifications of solicitations once they have been published, please register with ERS through our Vendor Registration form

Current Opportunities

Medicare Advantage HMO RFP

Description: To seek responses 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: The RFP was published on October 31, 2019.   
Note: To access the RFP, email ERS’ procurement mailbox at: ivendorquestions@ers.texas.gov with “MA HMO RFP” in the subject line. Proposals must be received by ERS no later than 10:00 a.m. Central Time on December 10, 2019.

Owner's Representative Services RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide owner’s representative services for the interior renovation of ERS’ five-story building.
Date: The RFP was published on October 25, 2019.
Note: To access the RFP, please use the following link to the Comptroller’s Electronic State Business Daily: http://www.txsmartbuy.com/sp/327-95826-191025. Proposals must be received by ERS no later than 10:00 a.m. Central Time on December 11, 2019. Additionally, prospective Respondents must attend a site walkthrough in order to submit a proposal. For information about site walkthroughs, please review RFP Section A.4., Schedule of RFP Process.

Medicare Advantage PPO RFP

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: The RFP was published on November 12, 2019.
Note: To access the RFP, email ERS’ procurement mailbox at: ivendorquestions@ers.texas.gov with “MA PPO RFP” in the subject line. Minimum Requirements (Appendix H of the RFP) must be submitted to ERS by 10:00 a.m. on December 4, 2019. Proposals must be received by ERS no later than 10:00 a.m. Central Time on January 6, 2020. Vendors should review the RFP for specific submission requirements.

Upcoming Opportunities

Group Benefits Program Opportunities

Audit Services for the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program, Deferred Comp Plan, and Pharmacy Benefits Managers (including the Medicare Part D Employer Group Waiver Plan)

Description: To seek responses from qualified carriers to provide audit services for the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program, Deferred Comp Plan, and Pharmacy Benefits Managers (including the Medicare Part D Employer Group Waiver Plan)
Date: To be available on or after February 6, 2020.   
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date. 

Group Term Life RFP

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 May 8, 2020.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Investment Opportunities

There are no upcoming opportunities at this time.

Other Goods and Services Opportunities

Professional Audit Services (Financial Opinion Audit) RFQ

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide professional audit services (financial opinion audit).
Date: To be available November 2019.
Note: Access to the RFQ will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

HVAC Mechanical Services and Inspections RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to perform maintenance and inspections on ERS’ heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration units.
Date: To be available January 2020. 
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Elevator Maintenance Services RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide elevator maintenance services.
Date: To be available on or after February 28, 2020.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.