Rule Rule 111-005-0048
Emergency Contract Process

OEBB may select a Contractor to provide Benefit Plans or services without following any of the procedures under OAR 111-005-0040 (Extensive Procurement Process), 111-005-0042 (Intermediate Procurement Process), 111-005-0044 (Small Procurement Process), or 111-005-0046 (Sole Source Procurement Process) when required by Emergency. OEBB will determine if an Emergency exists, declare the Emergency, and negotiate a Contract with the Contractor based on the following criteria: Contractor availability; capability; experience; approach; compensation requirements; previous litigation and remedy applied; customer service history with the OEBB, members and clients; debarment status; and references. OEBB will place emphasis on employee choice among high-quality plans, plan performance and information, a competitive marketplace, employer flexibility in plan design and contracting, quality customer service, creativity, affordability, and innovation and the improvement of employee health.
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