University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Amerisource (ASD)Carrollton, TX
- Amount: An estimated $2,880,000
- Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2025
- Renewals: None
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The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, April 19, 2022
The University awarded a contract for specialty medications.
Amerisource (ASD) company is the sole source distributer for certain life saving medications.
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)) Amerisource (ASD) is the sole source distributer for certain life saving medications. Chemotherapy items such as Unituxin and COVID meds that first come to market have been distributed by ASD only. Other new medications that first come to market may only be distributed by ASD for a time, and we need to be able to access them when needed.
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