The purpose of this amendment 0001 to this solicitation is the following:
1. To extend the deadline submission date for interested offerors
2. To issue corrections and edits in the solicitation (See block 14 continuation page 2 thru 11)
3. To include the Questions and Answers from the pre-proposal conference (See Appendix A)
4. To include the SAM registration guides (See Appendix B)
5. To include the Claims data (See Appendix C)
6. To include the employee data (See Appendix D)
7. To include the past requirements (See Appendix E)
Deadline Date2019-06-24
Publication Date2019-06-05
CountryEgypt
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfHany Gerguis, Procurement Agent, Phone 20227973922, Email gerguishb@state.gov
Address5 Tawfik Diab Street Garden City Cairo 1
Class DescriptionMedical services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-04-04

Health Insurance Services

Dear Prospective Offerors,
The Embassy of the United States of America invites you to submit a proposal for locally employed staff health insurance coverage. The Embassy encourages prospective offerors to offer off-the-shelf plans that meet at least the minimum benefit levels required in this solicitation.

Your proposal must be submitted by email to CairoContracts@state.gov on or before May 27, 2019. No proposal will be accepted after this time.

In order for a proposal to be considered, you must also complete and submit the following:

1. SF-33
2. Section B, Pricing Schedule;
3. Section B, Retention Amounts in B.3;
4. Section K, Representations and Certifications; and
5. Additional information as required in Section L.

Please note: that proposals that contain less than the stated minimum benefit levels or fewer benefits than those stated in this solicitation may be deemed technically unacceptable.

The successful offeror shall be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) database https://www.sam.gov prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 5.207. Therefore prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of their proposal. The guidelines for registration in SAM are also available at: https://www.statebuy.state.gov/pd/Pages/AdditionalVendorReg.aspx

The U.S. Government intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting an acceptable offer at the lowest price. We intend to award a contract based on initial proposals, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so.

The Embassy intends to conduct a pre-proposal conference, and all prospective offerors who have received a solicitation package are invited to attend. See Section L of the attached Request for Proposals (RFP).

The Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on April 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (Cairo time) at the Embassy premises at 8, Kamal El-Din Salah Garden City, Cairo, Egypt.

In order to attend the Pre-Proposal Conference, you are kindly requested to provide the name and Egyptian ID or Passport number of each of your representatives that will attend maximum by April 15, 2019. Please reply to this e-mail with to prepare for your access to the Embassy premises.

If you have any questions before the pre-proposal conference, please reply to this email maximum by April 15, 2019.

If you have any questions after the pre-proposal conference, please direct it to CairoContracts@state.gov maximum by May 06, 2019.

Deadline Date2019-05-27
Publication Date2019-04-04
CountryEgypt
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfHany Gerguis, Procurement Agent, Phone 20227973922, Email gerguishb@state.gov
Address5 Tawfik Diab Street Garden City Cairo 1
Class DescriptionMedical services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-04-04

19EG3019R0001

Deadline DateNone Provided
Publication Date2019-04-04
CountryUnited States of America
OrganisationDepartment of State
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-04-04

Health Insurance Services

Dear Prospective Offerors,
The Embassy of the United States of America invites you to submit a proposal for locally employed staff health insurance coverage. The Embassy encourages prospective offerors to offer off-the-shelf plans that meet at least the minimum benefit levels required in this solicitation.

Your proposal must be submitted by email to CairoContracts@state.gov on or before May 27, 2019. No proposal will be accepted after this time.

In order for a proposal to be considered, you must also complete and submit the following:

1. SF-33
2. Section B, Pricing Schedule;
3. Section B, Retention Amounts in B.3;
4. Section K, Representations and Certifications; and
5. Additional information as required in Section L.

Please note: that proposals that contain less than the stated minimum benefit levels or fewer benefits than those stated in this solicitation may be deemed technically unacceptable.

The successful offeror shall be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) database https://www.sam.gov prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 5.207. Therefore prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of their proposal. The guidelines for registration in SAM are also available at: https://www.statebuy.state.gov/pd/Pages/AdditionalVendorReg.aspx

The U.S. Government intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting an acceptable offer at the lowest price. We intend to award a contract based on initial proposals, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so.

The Embassy intends to conduct a pre-proposal conference, and all prospective offerors who have received a solicitation package are invited to attend. See Section L of the attached Request for Proposals (RFP).

The Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on April 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (Cairo time) at the Embassy premises at 8, Kamal El-Din Salah Garden City, Cairo, Egypt.

In order to attend the Pre-Proposal Conference, you are kindly requested to provide the name and Egyptian ID or Passport number of each of your representatives that will attend maximum by April 15, 2019. Please reply to this e-mail with to prepare for your access to the Embassy premises.

If you have any questions before the pre-proposal conference, please reply to this email maximum by April 15, 2019.

If you have any questions after the pre-proposal conference, please direct it to CairoContracts@state.gov maximum by May 06, 2019.

Deadline Date2019-05-27
Publication Date2019-04-04
CountryEgypt
Procurement StatusActive
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfHany Gerguis, Procurement Agent, Phone 20227973922, Email gerguishb@state.gov
Address5 Tawfik Diab Street Garden City Cairo 1
Class DescriptionMedical services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-02-10

19EG3019R0001

Deadline DateNone Provided
Publication Date2019-02-10
CountryUnited States of America
OrganisationDepartment of State
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-02-10

Medical insurance services

Department of State, NEA Posts, American Embassy Cairo, Egypt

Please note that this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date. The requirements are for medical insurance services.

It is the Government's intention to issue a firm-fixed price contract. The anticipated performance is for a base period of twelve months and four one-year periods at the option of the Government.

Contractors interested in doing business with the Government must be registered with the SAM website accessed through https://www.acquisition.gov. Contractor must also ensure annual representations and certifications are current or complete them at the SAM website as well.

It is the responsibility of the quoter to continually view the website for the solicitation and any amendments. All responsible authorized dealers may submit an offer in hardcopy to the Embassy premises or electronic format to CairoContracts@state.gov, which if timely received will be considered.


The point of contact for this solicitation is Hany Gerguis, Procurement Supervisor, +202-2797-3055, GerguisHB@state.gov. Alternate point of contact is Jill Larson, Contracting Officer, +202-2797-3820, LarsonJM@state.gov.

Jill Larson
Contracting Officer
General Services Office
U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt
8, Kamal El-Din Salah
Garden City
Cairo, Egypt

Publication Date2019-02-10
CountryEgypt
Procurement StatusFuture
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfHany Gerguis, Procurement Agent, Phone 20227973922, Email gerguishb@state.gov
Address5 Tawfik Diab Street Garden City Cairo 1
Class DescriptionMedical services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)