36C24620Q0788 – Combined Synopsis/Solicitation – 7110–COVID-19 HOWARD MED CARTS Brand Name or Equal

Aug 14, 2020 | SDVOSB Set-Asides

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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial supplies prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation for this action. Quotes are being requested, and a separate written solicitation will not be issued.

This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Submit written quotes referencing RFQ 36C24620Q0788.

The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular- 2020-07 dated 07/02/2020

Any amendments issued to this solicitation will ONLY be available on the Contract Opportunities website (https://beta.SAM.gov ).

The Network Contracting Office (NCO) 6 Regional Procurement Office (RPO) EAST intends to award a firm-fixed price contract for the brand-name or Equal for Howard Medicine Carts to the W. G. Hefner Salisbury VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC 28144-2515

The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 337127 with a business size standard of 500 employees. This procurement is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set-aside to and for all eligible offerors may submit quotes.

If your firm is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned or Veteran Owned Small Business, you must be CERTIFIED in VetBiz (see internet site: https://www.vip.vetbiz.va.gov/).

All offerors must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) at http://www.sam.gov to be considered for an award of a federal contract. The record must be complete and not missing elements such as representations and certifications.

The Government will award a contract resulting from this RFQ to the responsible offeror whose quote represents the lowest price technically acceptable for the government. Quotes are due by 17:00 EST on AUGUST 19, 2020. Quotes received after this date and time will be considered late in accordance with 52.212-1(f) and will not be evaluated. Quotes shall be submitted via email chellry.whittier@va.gov.

This combined solicitation/synopsis is for the purchase of the following Brand Name or equal commercial supplies:

Product: HOWARD MEDICINE CARTS

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Howard HI-Pinnacle E Mdl 45 1 BASE060: Pinnacle E Model 45 Base – (Computing device & monitor not included) No cassettes or drawers included. Select configuration below. Central control panel for drawer access, power system controls, battery fuel gauge, monitor height adjustment, and light controls. LCD VESA monitor mount with motorized height adjustment (6″ range) Monitor mount also includes tilt, swivel, and rotate features. Supports up to 20 lbs. Large work surface with translucent cover; dimensions (usable area) – 30″W x 16.25″D (4) 5″ Premium Dual-wheel casters with 3 locking and 1 swivel caster arrangement in a 24.5″ wheel base PowerMax 175 Power system – (see details below) On Demand Steer assist technology with pushbutton activation and status indicator – (see details below) Universal accessory mounting locations and adapter brackets for left and right side walls Slide out keyboard drawer with Negative tilt in upper tier with integrated foam wrist support. Max keyboard dimensions ( 15-3/4″ W x 8″ D x 1-7/8″ H) Keyboard mountable in either Tier 1 or Tier 2 position to accommodate various user preferences (selectable below) Premium lighting package – (see details below) 9 tiers of configurable storage on the left side and 6 tiers of configurable storage on the right side No cassettes or drawers included (select a configuration below) Steering handle on right side wall for ease of maneuvering Cart footprint 39″W x 25″D Anti-microbial agents in touch surfaces to help reduce the spread of certain types of bacteria Standard gray/white color scheme Advanced electronic locking system with drawer sense technology Adjustable height IV pole with two hooks and 31″ of vertical adjustment Large External trash bin located on the left side with internal dimensions of, 11.5″H x 14″W x 5.2″D Convenient pull-out writing shelf (usable area 10″W x 12″L) and mouse pouch located on right wall 8ft coiled cord with hospital-grade AC plug Battery fuel gauge built into control panel interface with visual and audible alerts Tool -less battery compartment Lockable PC cavity (dimensions: 16.25″H x 16.325″W x 3.5″D) Narcotics locking compatible PowerMax 175 with 512 Whr (40 ah) Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery – Rechargeable, high-efficiency power system; for powering devices up to 175W (175VA); 20A charger; 120VAC true sine output; battery provides long cycle life, fast recharge, and is durable, safe, environmentally friendly and lightweight. KEY FEATURES High output efficiency (85%). Reusable air filter minimizes dust ingestion, improves reliability Long battery life; high cycle life. Fast charging (100% recharge in about 2 hrs). Durable- recovery from prolonged discharge. Safe- excellent stability. Lower cost of ownership. Lightweight 14lbs battery WARRANTY: HI-Pinnacle Cart, 3/3/3/3 Standard Warranty – Howard Medical carts are manufactured in compliance with the highest standards for extreme durability and maximum reliability. Each cart is inspected and tested individually to ensure the superior performance required by healthcare professionals. Backed by Howard Medical’s top-rated comprehensive warranty and world-class support team, you have every reason to expect optimal cart performance now and for many years to come. 3 Years on Mechanical Components 3 Years on Electrical Components 3 Years on Lithium Battery Defect 3 Years on Lithium Battery Performance Premium Lighting Package for Pinnacle E – The premium lighting package includes lighting features that allow you to gain needed extra light while working at night without disturbing your patient. Features: Worksurface Lamp Provides light onto the cart worksurface top while working in unlighted areas LED light with adjustable brightness and selectable light color. White or red hue Keyboard Light Provides light onto keyboards in the first tier, for typing while allowing your patient to rest LED keyboard light illuminates automatically when keyboard drawer is open. Med Drawer Light Provides light onto the front and top of med drawers to retrieve medication from the drawers without disturbing your patient. LED med drawer light illuminates automatically when any drawer is open. Steer Assist Technology for Pinnacle E – Steering Assist Technology (SAT) is an innovative feature facilitating the smooth, effortless steering of Howard Medical carts. When SAT is engaged, the rear casters are allowed to act as pivot points easing and stabilizing the navigation around corners and other changes in direction. ACCENT002: Wedgewood Blue (WB) – Wedgewood Blue (WB) LSCONFIG001: 27 (5.5″) Patient Bins – 9-Tiers of Patient Bins in tiers 2 -10. 3 Patient Bins Per Tier for a Total of 27. Bins measure 5.5″W x 2.5″H x 12″D each. Bins include dividers. Not compatible with Keyboard Drawer in Tier 2. RSCONFIG004: (2) 1-Tier Storage Drawers and (2) 2-Tier Storage Drawers – (2) 1-Tier storage drawers in Tiers 1&2. Drawers measure 10″W x 4.5″H x 15″D each. (2) 2-Tier storage drawers in Tiers 3-6. Drawers measure 10″W x 9″H x 15″D each. Drawers include interlocking dividers. WIRELESS023: PCINTG001: Antenna mounting bracket for DELL Optiplex 7060 & 7070 models external puck aerial antenna extension. Bracket mounts to top two holes of cart LCD VESA, placing antenna behind monitor at top central location for best reception and free from interfering with monitor arm or behind the monitor mounted accessories or devices. Basic Integration kit for Laptop, Thin Client, or (u)SFF PC – Use PC auto-power up option in BIOS for On/Off control (e.g. Dell or HP), or choose the appropriate Mini-Dock option below. – This integration kit can be used with laptop, thin client, and (ultra) small form factor PC’s. – For models lacking jack screws on VGA port, recommend using HDMI or Display port (cable not included), or use appropriate adapter cable. Call Howard Medical for VGA adapter. Kit Includes: 1ea – 7 Port USB 2.0 Hub with adapter cable and power supply. 1ea – 10 ft IEC Monitor Power cable. 1ea – Rear Compartment PC support bracket. 1ea – 3 ft x 1” wide PC security Velcro strap. 1ea – 6 ft Right angle VGA Cable. 1ea – Cable loom. 8ea – 4” Wire ties. POCACC029: Cup Dispensers Includes 1-each: small, medium, large type I & type II cup dispensers, to accommodate full range of large size cups Load cups through top hinged lid Dispenses cups from the bottom Included mounting bracket Installs on standard 100mm VESA pattern behind the monitor and places cups to the left of the monitor arm. Does not include cups Large size cupholders cannot be used in pairs, some combinations may require limiting or locking out monitor swivel feature. LWACC005: Sharps Container Cradle, 2.2 qt, Lockable – Mounted on Left Wall above Trash Bin. Sharps Cradle. Designed for Kendall 1522SA sharps container. Does not include sharps container. BARCODE090: Barcode Scanner Mount Kit for Universal Wireless or Tethered Scanners Scanner mounting adapters that may be configured to support multiple types and models of handheld barcode scanners. Attaches to VESA pattern behind the monitor and places scanners just behind the right edge of the monitor, but within the cart footprint for protection. Universal Wireless mount supports the following brands and models: Honeywell 1902 Motorola DS6878HC-FIPS (not non-FIPS) Code 2500 wireless handle mount (original and new version) Code 2600 (may limit LCD swivel range) Code 2700 (may limit LCD swivel range) Datalogic GBT4100 & GBT4400 Intermec SG20 Zebra DS8178-HC (with upright standard base/Presentation Cradle) Universal Tethered Scanner mount supports most handheld barcode scanners having a gun-style form factor. Scanner, Charger Base, or Cabling not included KBD040: MOUSE010: MONITOR014: DELL 7080: Keyboard, Slimline, White, USB, Anti-Microbial – Keyboard installed on Cart, Seal Shield Clean Wipe SSKSV0099 (White), Keyboard, antimicrobial, waterproof/washable, USB interface, 14.05″ x 4.52″ x 1.29″ Mouse, SealShield STWM042 – Mouse, Optical, waterproof, antimicrobial, white Monitor with Privacy Filter (Matte), 24″, White Monitor, full 24″ diagonal viewable size, white housing, 1920×1080 resolution, matte surface privacy filter built-in – 3 Year Manufacturer Warranty Dell OptiPlex 7080 Micro Intel ® Core i7-10700T (8 Cores/16MB/16T/2.0GH z to 4.5GHz/35W) – 16GB 1x16GB DDR4 Memory – 2.5 inch 500GB 7200rpm FIPS Self Encrypting Opal 2.0 Hard Disk Drive – Windows 10 Pro Inte ® Wi-Fi 6 AX201, Dual-band 2×2 802.11ax with MU-MIMO + Bluetooth 5.0 with External Antenna Intel ® vPro Technology – HDMI Port – 5 Years ProSupport Flex with Next Business Day Onsite & KYHD Service-FED ZEBRA SCANNER: Zebra DS8178-HC FIPS Healthcare scanner kit for VA BCMA. Includes presentation cradle (with magnet) DS8178-HC FIPS Scanner with magnet, battery, USB cable, and TCG BCMA configuration card with TCG EWP protection. With 5 year comprehensive warranty CARD READER: SCM card reader – 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty WRNTY072: 5/5/5/5 Pinnacle E Cart with Complete Upgrade Howard Medical carts are manufactured in compliance with the highest standards for extreme durability and maximum reliability. Each cart is inspected and tested individually to ensure the superior performance required by healthcare professionals. Backed by Howard Medical’s top-rated comprehensive warranty and world-class support team, you have every reason to expect optimal cart performance now and for many years to come. 5 Years on Mechanical Components 5 Years on Electrical Components 5 Years on Lithium Battery Defect 5 Years on Lithium Battery Performance 1 Year on SLA Battery Defect 60 Days on SLA Battery Performance
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: BASE060

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Howard HI-Paradigm E 5 BASE112: HI-Paradigm E Cart Description – Central control panel for drawer access, power system controls, battery fuel gauge with visual and audible alerts, height adjustments, and light controls. Motorized work surface height adjustment – with 3-tier storage without add-on: 35″ sitting to 47.6″ standing – with 6-tier storage or 3-tier with add-on: 42″ to 47.6″ standing LCD VESA monitor mount with motorized height adjustment (5.25″ range). – Monitor mount for 75 or 100mm VESA, includes tilt and swivel motions, supports vertical or horizontal monitor orientation Large work surface area (17″W x 14.3″D) with translucent protective cover Large, fan cooled, electronic locking PC compartment (dimensions: 17.1″W x 12.5″D x 3.2″H) PowerMax 150 power system with 655 Whr (51.2 ah) Lithium Iron Phosphate battery – (see details below) (4) 5″ premium casters with 2 locking casters on front Ergonomic adjustable push handles w/ soft-touch grip on front of cart and wrap around handle on sides and rear Slide-out keyboard tray with positive and negative tilt feature and integral wrist rest. – Max keyboard dimensions (18.2″ W x 7.5″ D x 1.6″ H) On demand electronic Steering Assist Technology (see details below) Premium lighting package – (see details below) Mouse surface and mouse pouch on left or right side of keyboard Integral AC power distribution with 6 AC receptacles for powering customer equipment Universal accessory mounting locations on rear of cart and on monitor mount Cable management area with easy access panels to manage and house excess cables 8ft two-section coiled power cord with hospital-grade AC plug, dual integrated hooks, and replaceable plug section Includes 7-port USB Hub Cart overall size 21.4″W x 23.3″D, Base foot print 19″ W x 20″ D Foot rests on front legs to help reduce fatigue Anti-microbial agents in touch surfaces to help reduce the spread of certain types of bacteria Tool-less, snap on, battery cover Standard gray/white color scheme Cart and cart accessories ship fully assembled in one box for convenience Includes select software from our Mobile Care suite 3 Year Standard Warranty WARRANTY: HI-Paradigm E Cart, 3/3/3/3 Standard Warranty – Howard Medical carts are manufactured in compliance with the highest standards for extreme durability and maximum reliability. Each cart is inspected and tested individually to ensure the superior performance required by healthcare professionals. Backed by Howard Medical’s top-rated comprehensive warranty and world-class support team, you have every reason to expect optimal cart performance now and for many years to come. 3 Years on Mechanical Components 3 Years on Electrical Components 3 Years on Lithium Battery Defect 3 Years on Lithium Battery Performance PowerMax 150 with 655 Whr (51.2 ah) Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery – Rechargeable, high-efficiency power system; for powering devices up to 150W (150VA); 20A charger; 120VAC true sine output; battery supports long cycle life, fast recharge, and is durable, safe, environmentally friendly and light-weight Features: High output efficiency (85%) Reusable air filter minimizes dust ingestion, improves reliability Long battery life; high cycle life Fast charging (100% recharge in about 2.8 hrs) Durable- recovery from prolonged discharge Safe- excellent stability Lower cost of ownership Lightweight 13.2lb Battery Steer Assist Technology for Paradigm E – Steering Assist Technology (SAT) is an innovative feature facilitating the smooth, effortless steering of Howard Medical carts. When SAT is engaged, the rear casters are allowed to act as pivot points easing and stabilizing the navigation around corners and other changes in direction. Premium Lighting Package for HI-Care E and HI-Paradigm E – The premium lighting package includes three lighting features that allow you to gain needed extra light while working at night without disturbing your patient. Each light is equipped with one touch On/Off located on the control panel. Features: Work Surface Lamp Provides light onto the cart work surface top while working in unlighted areas LED light with adjustable brightness and selectable light color. White or red hue Keyboard Light Provides light onto the keyboard for typing while allowing your patient to rest LED light with adjustable brightness Med Drawer Light Provides light onto the front and top of med drawers to retrieve medication from the drawers without disturbing your patient. 3TPEDME2A_333: HI-Paradigm E Three-Tier Advanced Electronic Locking Storage Cabinet – (1) Removable Two-Tier Cassette with (6) Patient Bins filling rows 1 & 2 – Patient bins measure 5.5″W x 2.5″H x 12″D each – Non-interlocking dividers included for each patient bin (1) Removable Single-Tier Cassette with (3) Patient Bins filling rows 3 – Patient bins measure 5.5″W x 2.5″H x 12″D each – Non-interlocking dividers included for each patient bin WIRELESS023: Antenna mounting bracket for DELL Optiplex 7060 & 7070 models external puck aerial antenna extension. Bracket mounts to top two holes of cart LCD VESA, placing antenna behind monitor at top central location for best reception and free from interfering with monitor arm or behind the monitor mounted accessories or devices. WKSFC097: Integration Kit for Ultra Small Form Factor, Thin Client, or All-In-One PC – Includes mounting hardware to allow installation of computing device in the PC cavity under the worksurface, or connection of All-In-One computing device. Kit Includes: 1ea – 3ft. USB ext. cable 10ea – Cable ties 1ea – PC Tie down strap 2ea – Movable anchors with hardware 4ea – Adhesive Backed Rubber feet Cable Markers and Labels Monitor Integration screws, VESA Spacer, cable wrap BARCODE090: Barcode Scanner Mount Kit for Universal Wireless or Tethered Scanners Scanner mounting adapters that may be configured to support multiple types and models of handheld barcode scanners. Attaches to VESA pattern behind the monitor and places scanners just behind the right edge of the monitor, but within the cart footprint for protection. Universal Wireless mount supports the following brands and models: Honeywell 1902 Motorola DS6878HC-FIPS (not non-FIPS) Code 2500 wireless handle mount (original and new version) Code 2600 (may limit LCD swivel range) Code 2700 (may limit LCD swivel range) Datalogic GBT4100 & GBT4400 Intermec SG20 Zebra DS8178-HC (with upright standard base/Presentation Cradle) Universal Tethered Scanner mount supports most handheld barcode scanners having a gun-style form factor. Scanner, Charger Base, or Cabling not included ARMACR004: Sharps Cradle, 2.2qt, Lockable, Rear of Monitor Arm – Fits Kendall 2.2qt containers such as 1522 Keyed locking Does not include sharps container POCACC029: Cup Dispensers – Includes 1-each: small, medium, large type I & type II cup dispensers, to accommodate full range of large size cups Load cups through top hinged lid Dispenses cups from the bottom Included mounting bracket Installs on standard 100mm VESA pattern behind the monitor and places cups to the left of the monitor arm. Does not include cups Large size cupholders cannot be used in pairs, some combinations may require limiting or locking out monitor swivel feature. POCACC033: Mount for PIV (Personal Identification Verification) model Sun Micro SCR3310V2 Smart Card Reader for HI-Care E/X or HI-Paradigm E/X – Included brackets allow mounting of card reader to cart rear UAM mounting location which places card reader slightly above the work surface next to the LCD arm (right of left side) or the LCD arm to VESA plate placing the card reader to the right edge of the monitor. – may be installed with wireless or tethered scanner mount – Does not include Sun Micro SCR3310v2.0 USB smart card reader. KBD041: Keyboard, Full Size, White, USB, Washable, Anti-Microbial – Keyboard installed on Cart, Howard Brand, installed on Cart, White, antimicrobial, washable, 104 key, USB connection, 17.5″ x 6″ x 1″. MOUSE013: MONITOR014: DELL 7080: Mouse, washable, white – Mouse, Howard Brand, Optical, waterproof, antimicrobial, white, 3-button with scroll, USB connected Monitor with Privacy Filter (Matte), 24″, White Monitor, full 24″ diagonal viewable size, white housing, 1920×1080 resolution, matte surface privacy filter built-in – 3 Year Manufacturer Warranty Dell OptiPlex 7080 Micro Intel ® Core i7-10700T (8 Cores/16MB/16T/2.0GH z to 4.5GHz/35W) – 16GB 1x16GB DDR4 Memory – 2.5 inch 500GB 7200rpm FIPS Self Encrypting Opal 2.0 Hard Disk Drive – Windows 10 Pro Intel ® Wi-Fi 6 AX201, Dual-band 2×2 802.11ax with MU-MIMO + Bluetooth 5.0 with External Antenna Intel ® vPro Technology – HDMI Port – 5 Years ProSupport Flex with Next Business Day Onsite & KYC Service-FED ZEBRA SCANNER: Zebra DS8178-HC FIPS Healthcare scanner kit for VA BCMA. Includes presentation cradle (with magnet) DS8178-HC FIPS Scanner with magnet, battery, USB cable, and TCG BCMA configuration card with TCG EWP protection. With 5 year comprehensive warranty CARD READER: SCM card reader – 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty SOFTWARE: Power Manager – Power Manager is a powerful web based tool for remote monitoring and management of cart power systems on your entire fleet of Howard Medical carts. The application runs as a web service allowing easy access by an administrator anywhere on your network via a web browser. Carts on your network will automatically “call home” to Power Manager, announce themselves and request to be managed and then periodically “call home” to report power system data. Power Manager provides administrators detailed control over power system data logging, alarm thresholds, and notification rules used for real-time alarm notification. Data from cart power systems throughout your fleet is continuously pushed up to and stored in Power Manager for later review. Robust data mining and reporting tools are available to analyze collected cart power system data or you can export the data for further analysis by 3rd party tools. Power Manager also keeps track of the last two wireless access points used by each cart to “call home” thus providing a simple way to track recent movement of carts and to determine the last known location of carts that have gone offline. Power Manager can be used with all Howard carts. SOFTWARE: Power Display – Power Display is a web based tool that runs on the local computing device on each cart providing direct access to power supply data as well as communication with Power Manager. Power Display also provides a small on-screen battery fuel gauge that displays real time battery capacity and charging state. The web interface provided by Power Display allows you to view the cart’s real time power data, power data logs, and event data logs from a browser either locally at the cart or from any location on the network. The Power Display background service, which is transparent to local users, handles communication with Power Manager to periodically “call home” and report power system data. SOFTWARE: Med Manager – Med Manager is a powerful web based tool for remote management of cart settings and med drawer access permissions on your entire fleet of Howard Medical carts. The application runs as a web service allowing easy access by an administrator anywhere on your network via a web browser. Carts on your network will automatically “call home” to Med Manager, announce themselves and request to be managed and then periodically ” call home” to check for new data. Med Manager provides administrators detailed control over cart behavior and user permissions individually or in groups. Data from carts throughout your fleet is continuously pushed up to and stored in Med Manager for later review including general cart configuration data and detailed information about who accessed which drawers and when. Robust data mining and reporting tools are available to analyze cart, user, and med drawer access data or you can export the data for further analysis by 3rd party tools. Med Manager also keeps track of the last two wireless access points used by each cart to “call home” thus providing a simple way to track recent movement of carts and to determine the last known location of carts that have gone offline. Med Manager can be used with all Howard carts that include electronic locking storage and can be used with X series carts with or without storage. SOFTWARE: Med Display – Med Display is a Windows application that runs on the local computing device on each cart providing direct access to local med drawer cabinets, cart settings, audit records, and drawer calibration. The Med Display background service, which is transparent to local users, handles communication with Med Manager and periodically “calls home” to report any new audit data and retrieve any pending cart updates. WRNTY060: HI-Paradigm E Cart, 5/5/5/5 Warranty Upgrade – Howard Medical carts are manufactured in compliance with the highest standards for extreme durability and maximum reliability. Each cart is inspected and tested individually to ensure the superior performance required by healthcare professionals. Backed by Howard Medical’s top-rated comprehensive warranty and world-class support team, you have every reason to expect optimal cart performance now and for many years to come. 5 Years on Mechanical Components 5 Years on Electrical Components 5 Years on Lithium Battery Defect 5 Years on Lithium Battery Performance PROSERV002: In-Factory Integration (Standard Comprehensive Integration) Howard Medical will integrate all medical carts in our manufacturing facilities prior to shipping them to the customer. Said In-Factory Integration will include but is not limited to: Integration of computing devices, monitors, keyboards, mice, and accessories purchased from Howard Medical Possible integration of additional equipment not purchased through Howard Medical Performance testing of integrated equipment and carts prior to shipping Medical facility will assume all costs and responsibilities in having all parts associated to setup and integrate the carts delivered to the Howard Medical manufacturing facilities at least two weeks prior to the customer’s requested ship date In-Factory Integration must be coordinated with both parties Some slight assembly may be required once the carts arrive at the customer’s site Some slight assembly may be required once the carts arrive at the customer’s site Each cart will arrive on-site in an all inclusive packaging as a single unit Carts can be unloaded following a few easy instructions conveniently located on the side of the packaging This option greatly reduces the costs and time to deployment for the customer and capitalizes on the knowledge base of Howard Medical’s many years of integrating experience
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: BASE112

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Delivery and install address: W. G. Hefner Salisbury VAMC
1601 Brenner Avenue
Salisbury, NC 28144-2515

FOB Point: Destination

Estimated Delivery Date: 30 days ARO

IAW 52.252-2 The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) clauses and provisions are applicable to this acquisition and are available for view at: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/

FAR Provisions:
52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance (OCT 2018)
52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items (JUN 2020)

Addendum to 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items (JUN 2020)

52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (JUL 2016)
52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (OCT 2014)
52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items (JUN 2020)

(End of Provision)
FAR Clauses:
52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items (OCT 2018)
52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items (JUN 2020)

Full text of the reference FAR Clauses may be accessed electronically at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/.

52.203-17 Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights and Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights (JUN 2020)
52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (JUN 2020)
52.209-6 Protecting the Government s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (JUN 2020)
52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (AUG 1999)
52.222-3 Convict Labor (JUN 2003)
52.222-19 Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (JAN 2020)
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015)
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (SEP 2016)
52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (JUN 2020)
52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUN 2020)
52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards (AUG 2018)
52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (JUN 2020)
52.227-17 Rights in Data-Special Works (DEC 2007)
52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998)

VAAR Clauses:
852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (MAY 2018)
852.219-11 VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside
(JUL 2019) (DEVIATION)
852.232-72 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (NOV 2018)

Gray Market Prevention Language:
(a) Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors. This procurement is for new OEM medical equipment only for VA Medical Centers. No remanufactures or gray market items will be acceptable.
 
(b) Vendor shall be an OEM, authorized dealer, authorized distributor or authorized reseller for the proposed equipment/system, verified by an authorization letter or other documents from the OEM, such that the OEM s warranty and service are provided and maintained by the OEM. All software licensing, warranty and service associated with the equipment/system shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions. 

(c) The delivery of gray market items to the VA in the fulfillment of an order/award constitutes a breach of contract.  Accordingly, the VA reserves the right enforce any of its contractual remedies. This includes termination of the contract or, solely at the VA s election, allowing the Vendor to replace, at no cost to the government.

Evaluation Criteria:
The government will award a firm-fixed price purchase order to the vendor whose quotation represents the lowest price. The Government intends to make an award based on the initial quotations.

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