University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Truven Health Analytics, Ann Arbor, MI
Amount: An estimated $150,000
An estimated start date of 11/7/2017 through 7/31/2021
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, December 4, 2017
The University awarded a contract for pharmaceutical claims database access.
This data includes MarketScan Commercial Claims and Encounters, MarketScan Dental, and Medicare Supplemental Databases for the previous four year period each year.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for performing sponsored research and other sponsored activities under grants and contracts funded by the sponsor or by sources other than State appropriations. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(8)) This purchase is part of a grant from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ, an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services) and is necessary per the contract with AHRQ to complete the study.
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