Reference Number: 22041182
Request ID:18-000000107506
Date First Offered07/26/2017
Title:WCRI CompScope Reports, 18th Edition

Agency Reference Number:563
Agency:WCC - Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission
Purchasing Agency:WCC - Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission
Purchasing Agency SPO:Nanzi Cantero

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission ("IWCC") is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a sole source to The Workers Compensation Research Institute ("WCRI") for inclusion in its CompScope Benchmarks and CompScope Medical Benchmarks reports. The annual CompScope reports measure the performance of the largest workers’ compensation systems. The IWCC requires data from the CompScope reports for monitoring the effects of changes within the State of Illinois workers' compensation system and making comparisons to the workers' compensation systems of other states.

The Chief Procurement Office for General Services will hold a public hearing to hear testimony and receive comments on the proposed contract.

HEARING DETAILS: August 23, 2017
TIME: 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Room 511 Stratton Office Building, 401 South Spring St., Springfield, IL

Call-in information for those unable to attend in person will be provided upon request. Interested parties wishing to request a hearing or submit comments must do so in writing and submit their request to the notice contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments shall be made by Friday, August 18, 2017, at 5:00 PM to:

Dianne Richman
712 Stratton Office Building
401 South Spring Street
Springfield, Il 62706
phone: 217-670-9646
fax: 217-558-1399

The hearing will be cancelled, unless an interested party submits a written request for public hearing by August 18, 2017, at 5:00 PM to the notice contact listed above.

If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public regarding whether a sole source award is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearings may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. Parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing. Written comments will be afforded the same weight as oral comments received at the hearing.

After consideration of the testimony, the Chief Procurement Officer may approve the purchasing agency's request to contract by the sole source procurement method.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Source
Notice Stage:
Hearing Notice of Decision Upheld

Notice Expiration Date:09/07/2017
Sole Source Only Justification:WCRI is an independent not-for-profit research organization that offers statistical, economic, and legal analysis on workers’ compensation systems. WCRI's CompScope reports provide the only multi-state benchmarking program for measuring the performance of different state workers’ compensation systems, how they compare with each other, and how they have changed over time. The CompScope reports study more than 22 million claims filed in 18 states that together represent about 65 percent of the nation’s workers’ compensation benefits paid. WCRI is the only organization that possesses the data sources and analytic capability to conduct multi-state comparisons of the nation’s largest state workers’ compensation systems. No other organization compiles this data and it could not be readily duplicated.
Accordance with Admin Rule:< Item is patented or copyrighted and only available from holder of patent/copyright

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?:No

Relevant Category:General Services

Total Amount of Award:$195,000.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:
Length of Initial Term:10
Contract Begin Date:08/30/2017
Contract End Date:06/30/2018
Renewal Terms:Not applicable


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

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Source Selection:<Select Source Method>

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
The Workers' Compensation Research Institute$195,000.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: David R. Larson
Street Address:100 W. Randolph St., Suite 8-200
Zip Code:60601
Phone: 312-814-8770
Fax Number:312-814-3520

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:918 12 Analytical Studies and Surveys (Consulting)
918 14 Appraisals Consulting
953 92 Worker's Compensation


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