DISCLAIMER

 

06-0397R


RESOLUTION FOR EXECUTION OF SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF MINNESOTA TO PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES AND STOP LOSS INSURANCE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2005.

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute the service agreement and exhibits A and B with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ___________________, to provide administrative services and stop loss insurance to the city’s group health insurance plans effective January 1, 2005; payable from the group health fund.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has provided administrative services and stop loss insurance to the city’s group health plans since 2000, and was the successful bidder for continuing this service in the request for proposal process completed in 2004. After extensive and lengthy negotiations, the parties agreed to the service agreement and exhibits A and B. This resolution authorizes the city to execute the service agreement and exhibits A and B with Blue Cross and Blue Shield effective January 1, 2005. Blue Cross has been providing administrative and stop loss insurance services. This resolution authorizes those services to be rendered in accordance with a written contract.