University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Foundation Care LLC, Earth City, MO
Amount: An estimated $1,200,000
An estimated start date of 9/20/2019 through 6/30/2022
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, September 13, 2019
The University awarded a contract for Iclusig-A prescription medicine.
Iclusig-A prescription medicine is required for the treatment of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia and lymphoblastic leukemia.
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 medication is used to treat cancer patients at UI Health.
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