University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of a Professional & Artistic Award Under $20,000
Vendor: Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius LLP, Washington, DC
Amount: An amount not to exceed $19,999
An estimated start date of 10/27/2016 through 10/16/2017
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The University awarded a contract for Legal Services - Graduate Health Insurance Options.
This Professional and Artistic notice is published in accordance with 30 ILCS 500/35-35 and 44 ILL. Admin. Code 4.2035(e) which allows professional and artistic contracts under $20,000 to be made in accordance with 30 ILCS 500/35-30(f) and 44 ILL. Admin. Code 4.2020 (Small Purchases).
The University awarded a contract for Legal Services UIUC graduate student heath insurance options under the Affordable Care Act. The responsible decision maker is Thomas R. Bearrows. The contract number is CN-00027749. University Human Resources had an urgent need for expert, comprehensive advice concerning subsidized health insurance coverage for graduate students under the Affordable Care Act. Aware of two nationally recognized experts, the University negotiated a rate with the one that could enter into a contract without delay. The University chose to assert the exception because of the need to move quickly and because of expense of conducting a solicitation for this type of service relative to the amount of the expenditure.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Stephen Rotello
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.