Date First Offered
Continuation of Health Insurance Coverage (CHIC) Emergency
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DPH - Public Health
DPH - Public Health
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Description and Specifications:
This is notice of the emergency procurement of services for the Continuation of Health Insurance Coverage (CHIC) Program. Through federal funding, the CHIC Program provides payment of monthly health insurance premiums to approximately 225 unduplicated individuals who have HIV/AIDS.
The CHIC contract expired on June 30, 2009 and the Department is seeking to procure services through the RFP process. Without this emergency procurement to continue services until a new contract is awarded, enrolled clients with HIV/AIDS may experience delays in receiving life-sustaining prescription medication to treat their disease.
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This emergency contract will allow the vendor, Illinois Public Health Association, (IPHA) to continue to serve as payment agent for eligible persons with HIV/AIDS to ensure timely payment of their health insurance premiums up to the maximum allowable cap established under the Ryan White CARE Act Title II to, until the RFP, already in process, can identify a new contractor.
Without this procurement, persons with HIV/AIDS diagnoses who are currently enrolled in health insurance plans will not be able to pay their premiums and will be at risk of losing their health insurance coverage. Loss of health insurance coverage may result in poor health outcomes and persons may seek enrollment in the ADAP program or other state programs.
Accordance with Admin Rule:
Danger to public health/safety
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Health and Medical Services
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Illinois Public Health Association
535 W. Jefferson St.
S300 Health; Dental; Life Insurance; & Services
S380 Management; Consulting; & Public Relations (non-EDP) Services
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