Government Contract | Kentucky
Legal Guardianship Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00003456789

Bid Title: Legal Guardianship Services

Agency Bid No. Title: UK-2334-23

Received Date: 03/16/2023

Close Date: 03/29/2023

Purchase Type: Term: 06/30/2024 - Option to Renew

Delivery Point: University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: This Request for Proposals (RFP) is issued to solicit proposals from qualified, experienced,responsive financially sound responsible law firms to provide legal and guardianship services forcertain inpatients at UK HealthCare (UKHC) who meet the following criteria: The patient has been assessed by a neuropsychologist who has determined the patient lacksdecisional capacity The patient has no known next of kin or any identifiable kinship is unwilling to act as a surrogatefor the patient, known as unbefriended The patient is excluded from state guardianship pursuant to KRS 210.290 The patient needs a guardian to make decisions on his/her behalf pursuant to KRS Chapters387 and 311 as further outlined below.The specific activities and services for which the University is seeking services include: Conferring with hospital social services staff regarding patients who meet the criteria above Conferring with and communicating with clinical staff such as providers and nurses regardingpatient condition, scope of healthcare needed, prognosis, healthcare decisions to be made,placement and ongoing healthcare needs Reviewing medical records Preparing and filing petitions and other relevant documents to obtain and provide guardianshipservices on behalf of UKHC patients Preparing and filing motions regarding pending cases, such as for substitution of counsel Review of documents and informal advice Drafting briefs, motions, and memoranda Drafting formal opinions when required Appear at guardianship hearings Communicate Court findings and Orders to UKHC providers and staff, and make necessarydecisions regarding care and as otherwise permitted by law Prepare a monthly report regarding actions taken on behalf of UK HealthCare patients and thestatus of each matter Conferring with UKHC Risk management counsel and University counsel regarding uniqueissues affecting UKHC patients; and Making decisions regarding disposition of the patients body in accordance with KRS 367.93117

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Product Codes: 91874, 95285, 95295

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Kentucky

State: Kentucky

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Rebecca Purcell, Purchasing Division 411 South Limestone, Lexington, Kentucky, 40506

Phone: 859-257-5479

Fax: 859-257-1951




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