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File #: 21-0782    Version: 1 Name: National Medical Services, Inc., Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Type: Contract Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 12/31/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/28/2021 Final action: 1/28/2021
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Medical Examiner's Office Vendor: National Medical Services, Inc., Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew 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 Amendment Type: Renewal and Increase Proposed Contract Period: Renewal, 2/20/2021 - 2/19/2023 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $3,110,637.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Board, 2/8/2017, $1,611,880.00 Increase Requested: $1,411,712.00 Previous Board Increase(s): 2/21/2019, $1,498,757.00 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A Previous Board Renewals: 2/21/2019, 2/20/2019 - 2/19/2021 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: N/A Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): N/A Poten...
Indexes: PONNI ARUNKUMAR, M.D. Chief Medical Examiner

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PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT

 

Department(s):  Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office 

 

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

 

Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew 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 Amendment Type:  Renewal and Increase

 

Proposed Contract Period:  Renewal, 2/20/2021 - 2/19/2023 

 

Total Current Contract Amount Authority:  $3,110,637.00

 

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

 

Increase Requested:  $1,411,712.00

 

Previous Board Increase(s):  2/21/2019, $1,498,757.00

 

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

 

Previous Board Renewals:  2/21/2019, 2/20/2019 - 2/19/2021

 

Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals:  N/A

 

Previous Board Extension(s):  N/A

 

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

 

Potential Fiscal Impact:  FY 2021 $529,392.00, FY 2022 $705,856.08, FY 2023 $176,464.02

 

Accounts: 11100.1259.15430.521235

 

Contract Number(s):  1618-15849

 

Concurrences:

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

 

The Chief Procurement Officer concurs.

 

Summary:  This amendment is the last of two (2), two (2) year renewal options for forensic toxicological testing for the toxicology laboratory of the Cook County 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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