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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #541IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday January 26, 2021

McKesson PharmaceuticalCarrollton, TX

  • Amount: An estimated $6,250,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/22/2021 through 1/21/2026
  • Renewals: None

Summary

Vendors

1 total
0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Comments:
Approved at the January 21, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The University awarded a contract for 340B prescription drugs.
Procurement of 340B prescription drugs for the treatment of eligible HIV/AIDS patients at UI Health Community Clinic Network outreach clinics.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) Procurement of 340B prescription drugs for the treatment of eligible HIV/AIDS patients at UI Health Community Clinic Network (UCCN) outreach clinics. The College of Medicine operates five UCCN HIV/AIDS clinics in underserved communities. These clinics are funded by the federal Health Resources and Services Administrations Ryan White program and provide HIV primary care services and other health care regardless of ability to pay. Ryan White clinics are automatically approved for the 340B discounted drug program, and UCCN applied for and received its participation approval during 2020. UCCN partnered with Walgreens as their 340B contract pharmacy, and Walgreens uses McKesson as their wholesaler to acquire these drugs. Purchasing drugs at discounted prices will allow the UCCN clinics to use more of their Ryan White funding for other operational purposes.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Ian Masterton
University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC Purchasing Division
809 South Marshfield Ave., 3rd Floor (M/C 560)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2801
FAX: (312) 996-3135

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • 541IDMSignedExemptionMcKesson.pdf (2 MB)