Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1190    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution to enter into a contract with Wellpath LLC of Nashville, Tennessee, in the estimated annual amount of $4,417,806 for Jail Inmate and Juvenile Health Care Services.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2020 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/8/2020
Title: Joint resolution to enter into a contract with Wellpath LLC of Nashville, Tennessee, in the estimated annual amount of $4,417,806 for Jail Inmate and Juvenile Health Care Services.
Attachments: 1. Board Resolution Final, 2. Agreement Draft, 3. Post Score Matrix, 4. Wellpath LLC, 5. Award Information
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Joint resolution to enter into a contract with Wellpath LLC of Nashville, Tennessee, in the estimated annual amount of $4,417,806 for Jail Inmate and Juvenile Health Care Services.

Staff Summary
* The current contract to provide healthcare services for the Adult Correctional Facility and Juvenile Detention Center will expire on November 30, 2020.
* A Request for Proposal (RFP) was developed following extensive research into contracts and best management practices for healthcare services provided to other comparable County's and Juvenile Detention facilities.
* The RFP included an emphasis in mental health by increasing the weekly hours for the Doctor, Psychiatrist and Licensed Behavioral Mental Health Professionals.
* The RFP was sent to 34 vendors and proposals were received from five vendors.
* An interdepartmental committee comprised of representatives from the Sheriff's Office, Juvenile Detention, Purchasing, Risk and Finance reviewed the proposals.
* Based on the criteria set forth in the RFP for Inmate and Juvenile Health Care Services, the proposal submitted by Wellpath LLC is the most qualified and most favorable for Lake County.
* The contract authorizes a two year agreement with three additional one-year renewal options that will cost the County an estimated annual amount of $4,417,806.
* A portion of the expense for the contract for the initial year will be offset by $246,534 in grant funds from the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 4-102 of the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, proposals were called for by publication for Inmate and Juvenile Healthcare Services; and

WHEREAS, subsequent to said publication, request for proposals were extended to 34 vendors; and

WHEREAS, proposals were received electronically from five (5) vendors and opened on June 16, 2020 at 11:00 am local time and reviewed in private; and...

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