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A firm protested a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) contract award for supply of indefinite quantities of Hepatitis B vaccine, contending that CDC improperly held discussions with the awardee after submission of best and final offers. GAO held that CDC: (1) conducted discussions with the awardee after submission of best and final offers to ensure an uninterrupted supply of the vaccine; and (2. A firm protested an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contract award for support services, contending that: (1) EPA unreasonably evaluated the bids; and (2) the EPA evaluators were not qualified to review the technical proposals. GAO held that: (1) EPA reasonably determined that the bids were technically equal; (2) EPA evaluated the bids in accordance with the evaluation criteria; (3) it. A firm protested a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) contract award for nontechnical support services, contending that HHS: (1) improperly excluded it from competition and failed to hold adequate discussions with it; (2) failed to conduct a proper cost-realism analysis; and (3) improperly awarded the contract, since the awardee failed to submit a required integrity certificate. GAO. Fortunately, despite the fact that the party on the other side of this equation is the government, you can protest and dispute government contract awards. In any of the situations above, the government likely violated competitive bidding standards. Here is a simple step-by-step process for protesting and disputing government contract awards.
30 named to $5B CDC contract. Award will expand services across health agency and its affiliates. By David Hubler; ; Lockheed Martin Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp., Computer Sciences. The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) uses grants and cooperative agreements to fund research and non-research public health programs that advance the agency’s public health mission domestically and abroad to keep Americans safe and healthy where they work, live and play. In fiscal year , the Office of Grants Services (OGS) supported 5, grant awards to 1, . The Department of Defense in the United States is responsible for providing health care to its active duty forces, their dependents and retirees. They operate in conjunction with the Veterans. Hope for Offerors Who Win a Multiple-Award IDIQ Contract and Want to Protest an Improper Award to a Competitor By Jay Carey on May 5, Posted in Bid Protests, Jurisdiction You just learned your company is one of several winners of a multiple-award IDIQ contract.
The Washington Times delivers breaking news and commentary on the issues that affect the future of our nation. The company said Thursday the contract covers application hosting, cloud management, file storage and data center support services to help CDC in Author: Anna Forrester. The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) of prohibits protests related to task and delivery orders unless the protest alleges that the order "increases the scope, period or maximum value of the contract under which the order is issued." 41 U.S.C. § (f)(1). The government watchdog upheld the protest of a IT services contract, because the contracting agency failed to consider a conflict of interest and pricing problems.