Reference Number: 22029580
Request ID:13-000000074954
Date First Offered12/12/2012
Title:DVA FY13 Medical Supplies Emergency Contract

Agency Reference Number:C1374954
Agency:DVA - Veterans Affairs
Purchasing Agency:DVA - Veterans Affairs
Purchasing Agency SPO:Marty Lane

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:

This procurement is for medical supplies that are no longer on the state master contract, at the Illinois Veterans’ Homes. CMS only awarded 14 lines of the 182 that were solicitated.

Criteria #1 The procurement is critical to the health and safety of the residents of the members of the Illinois Veterans' Homes. The Homes are a 24 hour around the clock direct care facilities.

Criteria #2 - The procurement may cause the loss of federal funds if not completed. The Federal Veterans Administration monitors and reviews the activities of the Illinois Veterans’ Homes. If the facility is not kept up to certain standards the home may be cited and fined, lose federal per diem or be closed down. IDPH can have findings of neglect if the Homes do not meet the standards of care.

Criteria #3 The procurement fulfills a legal or contractual commitment of the State of Illinois to other third parties. Upon acceptance of a resident at one of the state managed veterans home the State of Illinois is contracting to provide the best possible care which includes medical care, proper nourishment, social interaction, environment etc.

Criteria #4 The procurement is time-sensitive and critical to the mission of the agency, and special consideration is required due to the best interest of the State. The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs mission is to assist veterans, their dependents and survivors in obtaining the benefits to which they are entitled; to evaluate and approve education and training programs available at colleges, universities and vocational training centers; to provide skilled nursing and domiciliary care for eligible veterans; and to administer state grants and benefits to Illinois veterans. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs operates four veterans’ homes. The goal of each home is to rehabilitate each resident to the maximum attainable level of independent functioning by using all necessary governmental and community services and therapies, and to provide a comfortable, safe, and sanitary environment that is conducive to personal happiness.

The Illinois Veterans’ Home needs to ensure that medical supplies are available for the health and safety of our veteran residents there is adequate and set standards to the items that are ordered.

Key Information

Notice Type:Emergency Procurement

Notice Expiration Date:11/05/2013
Emergency Justification:Danger to Veteran residents safety. Consequences of not approving this procurement are that the Illinois Veterans Homes will be held fully responsibe of not providing required medical treatments to the veterans at the home and the home will be cited by Illinois Department of Public Health. If this occurs the facility can be fined significantly for poor healthcare.
Accordance with Admin Rule:Danger to public health/safety

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:

Relevant Category:Commodities

Total Amount of Award:$32,798.19 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:Estimated
Length of Initial Term:3
Contract Begin Date:12/14/2012
Contract End Date:03/12/2013
Renewal Terms:N/A


Number of Responding Bidders:2
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Globe Medical-Surgical Supply Co.
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Medline Industries, Inc.$32,798.190%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Beth Young, IDVA, APO
Street Address:833 S Spring. St
Zip Code:62704
Phone: 217-785-7813
Fax Number:217-782-4164

Class Code

Class Codes:3841 Hospital Supplies


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:


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