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File #: 19-0907    Version: 1 Name: National Medical Services, Inc. Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Type: Contract Status: Approved
File created: 12/27/2018 In control: Administration, Bureau of
On agenda: 2/21/2019 Final action: 2/21/2019
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Medical Examiner Vendor: National Medical Services, Inc., Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Forensic Toxicological Testing Original Contract Period: 2/20/2017 - 2/19/2019, with two (2), two (2) year renewal options Proposed Contract Period Extension: 2/20/2019 - 2/19/2021 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,611,880.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 2/8/2017, $1,611,880.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $1,498,757.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY2019 $593,258.00, FY2020 $749,376.00, FY 2021 $156,123.00 Accounts: 11100.1259.15430.521240 Contract Number(s): 1618-15849 Concurrences: The contract-specific goal set on this contract was zero. The Chief Procurement O...
Indexes: PONNI ARUNKUMAR, M.D. Chief Medical Examiner

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PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT

 

Department(s):  Cook County Medical Examiner

 

Vendor:  National Medical Services, Inc., Willow Grove, Pennsylvania 

 

Request:  Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract 

 

Good(s) or Service(s):  Forensic Toxicological Testing

 

Original Contract Period:  2/20/2017 - 2/19/2019, with two (2), two (2) year renewal options

 

Proposed Contract Period Extension:  2/20/2019 - 2/19/2021 

 

Total Current Contract Amount Authority:  $1,611,880.00

 

Original Approval (Board or Procurement):  2/8/2017, $1,611,880.00

 

Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s):  N/A

 

Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s):  N/A

 

This Increase Requested:  $1,498,757.00

 

Potential Fiscal Impact:  FY2019 $593,258.00, FY2020 $749,376.00, FY 2021 $156,123.00

 

Accounts:  11100.1259.15430.521240

 

Contract Number(s):  1618-15849

 

Concurrences:

The contract-specific goal set on this contract was zero.

 

The Chief Procurement Officer concurs.

 

Summary:  This contract is for forensic toxicological testing for the toxicology laboratory of the Medical Examiner’s Office.  This amendment is needed in order to receive drug testing results for the decedents of Cook County in a timely fashion in accordance with the National Association of Medical Examiners (“NAME”) accreditation standards.

 

This is a Sole Source Procurement pursuant to Section 34-139 of the Cook County Procurement Code. 

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