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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #697IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Friday January 21, 2022

Hyatt Place Chicago - Medical/University DistrictChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $160,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/20/2022 through 6/30/2023
  • Renewals: None



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0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

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

First published Friday, January 21, 2022
The University awarded a contract for transplant patient hotel services.
Hotel services for traveling transplant patients.
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)) The Hyatt House provides hotel stays for patients needing transplant evaluation, workup appointments, and/or the transplant surgery itself. All stays that the Transplant Department expends on are reimbursed by the patient's insurance company, therefore not incurring a cost to the department.

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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  • 697IDMExemptionFormSigned.pdf (2 MB)