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University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #578JMG
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Thursday May 16, 2019
Vendor: Experian, Inc.
Change Order Amount: $538,674

The university is requesting to amend the effective dates of sole source #578JMG to align with the proposed contract dates (7/1/19-12/31/2021) with (12) 1 month renewals. The cost of renewals will be decreased.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday April 26, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Experian, Inc., Schaumburg, IL
Amount: An estimated $2,300,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2020, 12 months
1 twenty-four-month
Potential Future Renewals: $1,306,674
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday March 25, 2019
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Thursday, March 7, 2019
The University awarded a contract for electronic billing, eligibility, claims management to Experian, Inc., Schaumburg, IL, for an estimated $2,300,000.
The University of Illinois Hospital, Clinics, MIle Square Health Center and the Outreach reference laboratory requires services of an electronic billing vendor that will provide a solution for all electronic billing, eligibility, claims management system (CMS) processing and posting transactions.:
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.

For additional information, contact:
Janielle Graham
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2816
FAX: (312) 996-3135
State Purchasing Officer - Ashley Stewart

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

March 27, 2019
3:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Ashley Stewart
Phone:(217) 970-0986
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
March 22, 2019
Register with:
Ashley Stewart
Phone:(217) 970-0986

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 578JMG.pdf (616 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 578JMGPt2.pdf (49 KB)