Penobscot Community Health Center, Inc. (“PCHC”) requests proposals from entities who are in the business of offering insurance brokerage services to health care entities (“Bidder”) as further described in this RFP. PCHC is a nonprofit, Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation with its administrative offices located in Bangor, Maine (“PCHC”). PCHC operates a Federally Qualified Health Center (“FQHC”) with multiple sites located in Penobscot, Somerset, and Waldo Counties, Maine. PCHC receives reimbursement for health care services from Medicare, MaineCare, and commercial payors, and also receives state and federal grants, including grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration (“HRSA”), and from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. As a deemed HRSA-supported health center, PCHC has been granted medical malpractice liability protection through the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for applicable covered services.
All information provided by PCHC in connection with this RFP, including the fact that PCHC has issued this RFP, is considered confidential and proprietary information and may not be disclosed to anyone outside of your entity without PCHC’s prior written approval. All proposals and other documentation any entity submits in response to this RFP will become PCHC’s property, will not be returned, and must be clearly marked as confidential if your entity considers any material or information contained in its proposal or other documentation confidential.
Only Bidders with experience in providing insurance brokerage services for health centers may respond to this RFP. Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 PM EST, October 29, 2021. It is the responsibility of each Bidder to make sure that its proposal is timely and properly delivered. Proposals may be sent via U.S. Mail and/or electronically to:
Kate Thomas, CHC, Privacy & Risk Officer
Penobscot Community Health Care
103 Maine Ave.
Bangor, ME 04401
207-992-9200 ext. 1412