NPM No. 067-2016

Requesting Entity: Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth)

Issues Concern: Conduct of Mandatory Review after Failure of Bidding



Inquiry on the conduct of mandatory review after a failure of bidding.


Sections 35.2 and 35.3 of the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 9184 x x x of the IRR are instructive on the conduct of mandatory review of the terms, conditions, specifications in the bidding documents as well as cost estimates in the event that there is a failure of bidding. With this mandatory review, the BAC may revise the technical specifications or adjust the ABC subject to the amendment of the APP and approval of the HOPE. The BAC shall then conduct a re-bidding with re-advertisement and/or posting.