Sole Source Procurement Process
OEBB may award a Contract for Benefit Plans or services without competition when OEBB determines in writing that the Benefit Plans or services are available from only one source, or the Contractor is defined as a Qualified Rehabilitation Facility as defined in Oregon’s Public Contracting Code.
The determination of a Sole Source Procurement must be based on written findings that may include, but are not limited to, the following:
That the efficient utilization of existing Benefit Plans or services requires the acquisition of compatible services;
That the Benefit Plans or services required for the exchange of software or data with other public or private agencies are available from only one source;
That the Benefit Plans or services are for use in a pilot or an experimental project; or
Other findings that support the conclusion that the goods or services are available from only one source.
To the extent reasonably practical, OEBB shall negotiate with the sole source organization or Person to obtain Contract terms advantageous to OEBB.
Contract. The sole source organization or Person must promptly execute the Contract after the award is final. OEBB will execute the Contract only after it has obtained all applicable required documents and approvals.