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Request For Qualifications (RFQ) - Third Party Administrators

Eight (8) copies of the written Statement of Qualifications must be received by the DRPA no later than 4:00 p.m. on May 13, 2011. 

The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA)  and its subsidiary the Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) (jointly, the “Authority”) hereby invites Third Party Administrators to submit a Statement of Qualifications in support of its self-funded workers’ compensation and general liability claims management programs.  The Authority retains excess insurance coverage for the self-funded workers’ compensation program at the Delaware River Port Authority of PA and NJ.

The Scope of Services the Authority requires includes, but is not limited to:  the provision of the expedient, accurate reporting, investigation and processing of all workers’ compensation and general liability claims; access to a statewide (PA, NJ and DE) network of quality medical providers for provision of authorized treatment and care; expedient review, re-pricing and adjudication of medical bills and access to specialized services, i.e., fraud investigation, risk/loss control on an as needed basis, in a manner designed to maximize program efficiency and minimize program cost.

After qualification statements from those firms responding to this RFQ have been reviewed and evaluated, the Authority intends to identify those firms most highly qualified to perform the required services.  Accordingly, the “short listed” firms will receive a subsequent Request for Proposal (RFP).

Eight (8) copies of the written Statement of Qualifications must be received by the DRPA no later than 4:00 p.m. on May 13, 2011.  Submissions must be addressed to Mr. Howard M. Korsen, Manager, Contract Administration, Delaware River Port Authority, One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, P.O. Box 1949, Camden, NJ 08101-1949.  The Statement of Qualifications shall describe in five (5) pages or less, the qualifications of the firm, key personnel and similar type consultant service engagements successfully completed in the last five years by the firm and the key personnel.  The mailing envelope containing the Statement of Qualification shall be labeled “Statement of Qualifications, Third Party Administrator”.  The Statement of Qualifications will be used by the Authority to establish a short list of Consultants to receive a Request for Proposal and to engage a Consultant for this project.

The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA)  and its subsidiary the Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) (jointly, the “Authority”) is firmly committed to providing equal employment and business opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or non-job related disability.  In that regard, the Authority will affirmatively assure that, in regard to any Authority agreement, contract or subcontract entered into pursuant to this matter, qualified and certified minority business enterprises (MBEs) and women business enterprises (WBEs) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and will not be discriminated against on grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or non-job related disability in consideration for an award.

This public advertisement constitutes the Authority’s formal solicitation to determine the interest of qualified professional Third Party Administrators in the stated project.


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