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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JDR026

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Change Order
Published Wednesday April 19, 2023
Vendor: OSF Healthcare System
Change Order Amount: $335,684
The social worker services part of the exemption is no longer required by the department. The contract term will now be July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2026. The total cost of the contract has decreased to an estimated amount of $294,316.

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

Award Info Published Monday February 20, 2023

OSF Healthcare SystemPeoria, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $630,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 3/3/2023 through 3/2/2025
  • Renewals: None



1 total
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, February 20, 2023
The University awarded a contract for a Registered Dietitian and Social Worker.
The Dietitian will counsel both patients and families of these clinics on nutritional management of their conditions and preventative steps. The Social Worker will support patients, families and providers in the University Pediatric Clinic, and will be called upon as needed. Needs, times and clinic types or patients that need help will dictate the role of the social worker.
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 price is based off of benefits and salary for a registered dietitian and social worker within OSF Healthcare.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Justin Richardson
809 S. Marshfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 355-3568

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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Exemption Document
  • JDR026_Exemption_CO1.pdf (320 KB)
  • JDR026_Exemption_Signed.pdf (2 MB)