Notice of Intent to Award Contract for Informal Competitive Solicitation for Rulemaking and other Consultation

 

Notice of Intent to Award

DATE:             May 6, 2013

TO:                  Bidders on the Informal Competitive Solicitation for Development of Administrative Rules and Other Consultation regarding the Affordable Care Act. 

RE:                  Notice of Intent to Award Contract

 

The Iowa Insurance Division announces its intent to award the contract based on the Informal Competitive Solicitation for Development of Administrative Rules and Other Consultation regarding the Affordable Care Act, issued on or about April 29, 2013.  The Iowa Insurance Division intends to award the contract to Jones Walker LLP, Jackson, Mississippi.

As provided under Iowa Administrative Code 105.3(1), the Iowa Insurance Division has requested bids in an Informal Competition.  This Notice of Intent to Award is subject to execution of a written contract and, as a result, this Notice does NOT constitute the formation of a contract between the Iowa Insurance Division and the apparent successful vendor.  The vendor shall not acquire any legal or equitable rights relative to the contract services until a contract containing terms and conditions acceptable to the Iowa Insurance Division is executed. If the apparent successful vendor fails to negotiate and execute a contract with the Iowa Insurance Division, the Iowa Insurance Division may revoke the award and award the contract to the next highest ranked vendor or withdraw the Notice. The Iowa Insurance Division further reserves the right to cancel this Notice of Intent to Award at any time prior to the execution of a written contract.

Thank you for participating in the informal competitive selection process. For information about this notice, please contact Becky Blum at the Iowa Insurance Division.

Becky Blum

Iowa Insurance Division

330 Maple St.

Des MoinesIA 50319

Telephone:    515-281-8245

Fax:                515-281-3059

E-mail:           becky.blum@iid.iowa.gov