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TakeCare wants a do-over

Posted: Jul 09, 2018 4:31 PM Updated:

Local insurance provider TakeCare wants a do-over. The company arguing the Department of Administration failed to follow procurement rules in the bid for securing a new health insurance provider for Gov Guam employees.

Attorney James Maher argued that the requirement to include GRMC was out of line, saying, "Our statute says when the procurement laws are not followed then the RFP shall be canceled and thereafter may be revised, every lawyer knows what shall means, sometimes you say may which means you can do it or not shall means mandatory."

The Department of Administration says there's still time to resolve Take Care's concerns without cancelling the entire RFP.

Officials are currently reviewing Take Care's second letter of appeal.

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