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Source: Save The Children

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST/REGISTRATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TENDER FOR HEALTH INSURANCE  

 

Save the Children International (SCI) has been working in Nigeria since 2001 to ensure all children survive, learn, and are protected. SCI Nigeria’s programming focuses on child rights and child protection, education, health, and food security and livelihoods, in both development and humanitarian settings across the country.

 

Save the Children is required to provide a health insurance scheme through registered provider(s) in Nigeria, which covers the employee, spouse, and up to 4 dependents under 18 years of age. In other to fulfill this obligation, the services of a credible and competent Health Management Organization HMO) should be employed to satisfy all our requirements. The health insurance scheme is expected to provide outpatient and inpatient care through a network of designated medical providers.

 

Tender Notice:

Save the Children Nigeria wishes to engage the services of HMO to provide coverage and access to health care through a network of physicians and health care providers to SCI Nigeria staff and dependents.

These include:

•           Provision of coverage (as mentioned above) for all SCI employees by Nigerian Law requirement.

  • Maintenance of a single master contract covering all SCI staff and dependents.

•           Provision of renewable term medical insurance policy at short notice.

•           Timely response to requests and concerns as they arise.

•           Provision of annual medical examination

•           Provision of extended policy to cover some critical illnesses, medical expenses, and funeral expenses in case of an accident.

•           Flexibility: where SCI staff and dependents can join or leave the scheme at any time under their principal’s employment and replacement with another

•           Maintenance of database for insured staff.

The additional objective is to pre-qualify two (2) service providers who fulfill SCI requirements, where staff are allowed to select 1 of the 2 vendors as their preferred service providers.

 

Location and official travel involved

The location of coverage will be carried out to all SCI staff and their dependents in all locations in Nigeria.

 

The services the Supplier will provide

Deliverables will be specified in the Terms of Reference for the respective services required, but the following are examples of what could be included for assessments and operations:

  • Provision of suitable group/employee health plans for all staff and dependents
  • Maintenance of staff and dependents database according to selected hospitals/ medical facilities 
  • Corporate flexible and quality health care plans
  • Wide provider hospital network in all states of Nigeria
  • Provide general and supplemental health services to staff and dependents
  • Provision of outpatient and inpatient care
  • Provision of emergency
  • Referral to specialists
  • Access to emergency care
  • 24/7 access to health care which includes quality medical investigation and drugs
  • 24/7 customer support

 

To be eligible to bid, interested will be registered on Save the children ERP system (ProSave). For the registration, bidder use the Supplier’s Data sheet attached.

 

 Additional Info:

  • Bidder should fill the Supplier’s data sheet, Staff Info and bank details form in the sheet.
  • Bidder should attach copy of company registration with the complete data form while submitting the forms.
  • The completed form and the scanned copy of the  CAC should be submitted to scirfpreg@savethechildren.org on or before 7th of September, 2021.

Best wishes.  

SCI Procurement Team.

 

MIL OSI