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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #VLH178

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Wednesday February 22, 2023

America's Essential HospitalsAtlanta, GA

  • Amount: $120,000
  • Terms: One-time transaction



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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 Wednesday, February 22, 2023
The University awarded a contract for Annual Membership Dues.
America's Essential Hospitals (AEH) is a non-profit association that acts as a champion for hospital's dedication to providing care to vulnerable populations.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for membership in professional, academic, research, or athletic organizations on behalf of a public institution of higher education, an employee of a public institution of higher education, or a student at a public institution of higher education. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(1)) AEH provides advocacy, policy development, research and education services for its 300 members, including UI Health.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Vernell Hammons
UIC Purchasing and Contract Management
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd floor (MC 560)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-3409
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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  • VLH178signedExemptionforAmericasEssentialHospitals.pdf (2 MB)