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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JJW1004

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday February 16, 2021

Amerisource Bergen/ICS Paragard DirectCarrollton, TX

  • Amount: An estimated $240,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 3/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
  • 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 Tuesday, February 16, 2021
The University awarded a contract for intra-uterine devices.
Paragard-A non-hormonal intra-uterine devices (IUD).
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)) Paragard is a popular IUD choice for patients at UI Health. Contraceptive devices must be available to accommodate the requirements of UI Health patients. This is a patented device.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Jeffrey Walsh
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 355-3568
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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  • JJW1004ParagardSignedExemption.pdf (112 KB)