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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF MARCH 18, 2009 FBO #2669
SOLICITATION NOTICE

Q -- Anatomical Pathology and STAT Laboratory Reference Testing - ATTACHMENTS

Notice Date
3/16/2009
 
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
 
NAICS
621511 — Medical Laboratories
 
Contracting Office
Department of the Air Force, Air Combat Command, 99 CONS, 5865 Swaab Blvd, Nellis AFB, Nevada, 89191-7063, United States
 
ZIP Code
89191-7063
 
Solicitation Number
FA4861-09-Q-B009-1
 
Archive Date
4/8/2009
 
Point of Contact
David D. Tidwell Sr., Phone: 702-652-2295
 
E-Mail Address
david.tidwell@nellis.af.mil
 
Small Business Set-Aside
N/A
 
Description
Representations and Certifications (Attachment 2) Past Performance Questionaire (Attachment 1) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), with the format in Subpart 12.6 of the FAR, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation, quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is FA4861-09-Q-B009 issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 12 and 13. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through the Federal Acquisition Circular 2001-04. THIS SOLICITATION is UNRESTRICTED. The Standard Industry Classification (SIC) for this solicitation is 8071 and the North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) is 621511. Based on the size standard for small business of $12.5M. Award will be made on or about 1 April 2009 for a five (5) year period through 31 March 2014. The Government intends to award at least one Pre-Priced five (5) year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for non-personal services described below and may award multiple BPAs with more than one supplier of the same type to provide maximum practicable competition. The item description of services to be provided are as follows: CLIN 0001 - The contractor shall furnish all personnel, equipment, services, materials, parts and labor necessary to provide Anatomical Pathology and STAT Laboratory Reference Testing for the Mike O'Callaghan Federal Hospital (MOFH) Clinical Laboratory Department, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada 89191 as required by the Contracting Officer or his/her designated representative. MOFH provides preventive, emergency, and acute care services for approximately 43,000 beneficiaries to include active duty, Guard and Reserve, NATO, retirees and all eligible dependents. The overall purpose of this BPA is to ensure the MOFH has adequate anatomical pathology and STAT laboratory testing and ancillary support for its Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit, 4 inpatient wards and 12 outpatient clinics. All of these services are critical in the diagnosis and care of over 43,000 beneficiaries. The contractor shall provide Anatomical Pathology and STAT laboratory testing services. Specifically, perform highly specialized immuno-staining procedures and results within 48 hours; Pick-up STAT Specimens at the MOFH within 1 hour of notification or request; and provide STAT test results within 4 hours of request. Contractor must be fully accredited to perform laboratory testing by the Colege of American Pathologists. MOFH will collect all specimens required for testing and package them appropriately for pick-up and transport by contractor to contractor's facility for testing. All specimen test results will be provided to MOFH and will become property of MOFH. Results of all such testing by the contractor will remain strictly confidential between the contractor and MOFH. Contractor shall be responsible for insuring required customer (MOFH) confidentiality is maintained. Offerors must include with their quotations: 1) A price list of each type laboratory testing service and analysis to be offered by the Contractor on company stationary signed by a responsible company officer or official. Quoted prices will be fob destination delivered prices which is Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada 89191. Quoted prices must be effective at least though 31 July 2009. 2) Past Performance Evaluation Questionnaire (a minimum of 3 references), (ATTACHMENT 1). 3) A completed copy of provisions 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (ATTACHMENT 2). This attachment need not be submitted with your price quote if your firm is registered on the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) web site (https://orca.bpn.gov/). If so, you must provide your Dun and Bradstreet Number and your Federal Tax ID Number.. 4) Offerors who fail to complete and submit the requirements above may be considered non-responsive. 5) The following clauses and/or provisions apply to this solicitation: 1) A firm fixed price Blanket Purchase Agreement utilizing the Government Electronic Funds Transfer as a method of payment is planned. 2) The government reserves the right to make multiple awards. 3) A combined synopsis/solicitation (along with the attachments) will be posted on the Federal Business Opportunities System (FedBizOpps) site,. Amendments will be posted on the affected solicitation page FedBizOps site. It is the offerors' responsibility to monitor this site for the release of amendments (if any). The following provisions and clauses can be viewed through Internet access at Air Force FAR site,. 4) The following clauses and/or provisions apply to this solicitation: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, with the following technical description in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with the requirements of the solicitation (i.e.: product literature), price and any discount, and delivery times; FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation - Commercial Items. Award will be made to the responsible, responsive offeror whose offer will result in the best value to the Government, delivery and price considered. The provisions at 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications - Commercial Items, 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items applies to this solicitation. 52.212-5 Executive Orders - Commercial Items, 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases, 52.225-15, Sanctioned European Union Country End Products, 52.222-19, Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies and 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party - applies to this solicitation. The provisions at 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference apply to this solicitation and 52.252-6, Authorized Deviation in Clauses. The provisions at 252.225-7000, Buy American Act - Balance of Payments Program Certificate, 252.204-7004, Required Central Contractor Registration and 252.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. 5) For solicitations issued after 1 Jun 98, all contractors are required to be registered in the Central Contractors Registration (CCR). If not already registered, you should immediately register with CCR by calling 1-888-227-2423 or via the internet at http://www.ccr.gov/ Contractors are required to have a Dun and Bradstreet number (DUNS) in order to be registered in the CCR database. Lack of registration prior to award, may make an offeror ineligible for award. A contractor can receive a DUNS number by calling Dun & Bradstreet at (800) 333-0505. Internet registration takes approximately 72 hours: mail in registration takes approximately 30 days. Interested parties must submit any questions in writing to the Contracting Officer listed below, by fax or email. 6) Quotations and amendments (if any) must be signed, dated and submitted in writing or e-mail or by fax by 4:00 PM on 24 March 2009 Pacific Standard time to the 99th Contracting Squadron, 5865 Swaab Blvd, Nellis AFB, NV 89191, Attention Mr. David Tidwell, Contract Administrator, at (702) 652-2295, FAX NO. (702) 652-9570, E-mail david.tidwell@nellis.af.mil for information regarding this solicitation. 7) Nevada State Law and Regulation Compliance Contractors are responsiblie for insuring they are up to date and in compliance with any and all Nevada State Statutes, laws, regulations, licensing and certification requirements as may be required and applicable with respect to agreement to perform services and provide products under any subsequent contract that may be awarded to any supplier as a result of this solicitation. Failure to do so could result in any such contract award being terminated for cause.
 
Web Link
FedBizOpps Complete View
(https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=359083f173eae37e714a52a322a31528&tab=core&_cview=1)
 
Place of Performance
Address: Mike O'Callaghan Federal Hospital, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, 89191, United States
Zip Code: 89191
 
Record
SN01770127-W 20090318/090316215437-359083f173eae37e714a52a322a31528 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
FedBizOpps Link to This Notice
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