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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG820

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday February 27, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Chicago Center for Evidence Based Treatment, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $684,100
An estimated start date of 2/27/2020 through 10/31/2022
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, February 27, 2020
The University awarded a contract for family-based treatment.
The Chicago Center for Evidence Based Treatment (CCEBT) is to conduct Family-Based Treatment (FBT) and Multi Family Therapist (MFT) therapies for adolescent with Anorexia Nervosa and collect data as described in the sponsored program proposal being funded by BCBS award number 096982.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for performing sponsored research and other sponsored activities under grants and contracts funded by the sponsor or by sources other than State appropriations. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(8)) The CCEBT therapists are to conduct Family-based treatment (FBT) and Multi Family Therapist (MFT) therapy sessions for adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa and collect data, as described in sponsored program proposal funded by BCBS. The contract is necessary for performance of a funded sponsored program. CCEBT is to act as contractor for professional services. Impact: Increased knowledge for treatment of AN in adolescents. Expected dissemination forums: Disorder Research Society, International Conference on Eating Disorders, Society of Adolescent Medicine National Conference, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, and Journals Including; International Journal of Eating Disorders, Journal of Eating Disorders, Journal of Adolescent Health.

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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