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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1JNA18R0369095
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Tuesday May 15, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Chapin Hall, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $773,580
An estimated start date of 5/1/2018 through 4/30/2021, 36 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday April 30, 2018
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Monday, April 16, 2018
The University awarded a contract for IM-CANS Tool Consultation to Chapin Hall, Chicago, IL, for an estimated $773,580.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign-School of Social Work (UIUC-SSW) requires expert consultation from Chapin Hall relating to the Illinois Medicaid Comprehensive Assessment of Needs and Strengths (IM-CANS) tool including: (i) training and maintenance of UIUC-SSW staff as approved trainers, certified to train Medicaid providers to utilize the IM-CANS tool; (ii) clinical support to UIUC-SSW and the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services in the maintenance and ongoing development of the IM-CANS tool; (iii) design of decision support models for the IM-CANS tool, (iv) analysis of data obtained from the IM-CANS tool to inform behavioral health policy; and (v) support for other technical questions and issues that may arise from implementation and utilization of the IM-CANS.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.

For additional information, contact:
Jacqueline Anderson
212 Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-0533
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

May 2, 2018
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
April 27, 2018
Register with:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 1JNA18R0369095.pdf (517 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1JNA18R0369095Pt2.pdf (39 KB)