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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #645JCM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Thursday January 28, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Mobile C.A.R.E, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $100,000
An estimated start date of 2/15/2016 through 9/30/2017, 19 months
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 January 25, 2016
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The University awarded a contract for mobile services to Asthma and oral health patients to Mobile C.A.R.E, Chicago, IL, for an estimated $100,000.
Purchase from MobileC.A.R.E Inc. their mobile van services to offer oral health and Asthma services to all Medicaid patients 0-25 years old as required in the UIC Pediatric grant obtained from the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). These grant funds are to benefit the Coordinated Healthcare for Complex Kids (CHECK) program.

Also, MobileC.A.R.E. has agreements with several Chicago Public Schools where CHECK patients attend. This arrangement allows MobileC.A.R.E. to provide services at school locations during school hours which insures greater utilization and schedule flexibility for the families.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the Vendor has only mobile van to service both Asthma and oral health to medicaid patients in Cook County, Illinois.

For additional information, contact:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

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.

January 27, 2016
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Fax:(217) 558-5407
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:
January 22, 2016
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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
  • 645JCMPart1.pdf (341 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 645JCMPart2.pdf (59 KB)