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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #734IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Monday June 20, 2022

Benco DentalPittston, PA

  • Amount: An estimated $143,638.18
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 6/20/2022 through 5/31/2023
  • 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 Monday, June 20, 2022
The University awarded a contract for dental supplies and equipment.
Dental supplies and equipment for four dental suites, that includes four dental chairs, Pax x-ray machine, sterilization equipment, pump, drills, vacuums, compressors.
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)) This project is for the expansion of the Mile Square Health Center Dental clinic with the addition of four dental chairs to the Back of the Yards (BOTY) clinic. This expansion provides further access to care and decreases the length of time patients are waiting for appointments, thereby improving health outcomes for our patients. This project will be partially funded via the federal HRSA Capital expansion grant that Mile Square Health Center has already received as well has funding from the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation.

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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  • 734IDMExemptionFormSigned.pdf (2 MB)