76--HIM Hospital Reference Books

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Alabama
Level of Government: Federal
  • 76 - Books, Maps, and Other Publications
Opps ID: NBD00159188781711447
Posted Date: Oct 6, 2017
Due Date: Oct 18, 2017
Solicitation No: 36C24718Q0014
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Oct 06, 2017 12:48 pm
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items", as supplemented with additional information included on this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; offers are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The Government intends to issue a purchase order in accordance with FAR Part 13 for using Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The solicitation number is 36C24718Q0014. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ).

The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through the Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-95 effective January 13th, 2017. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 323117 and the Small Business Size standard is 1250 employees. This combined/synopsis solicitation is set aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB s) in accordance with VAAR 852.219-10. Only VA verified SDVOSB s in the VIP at the time of contract award will be considered. All non-VIP verified firms will be considered non-responsive and ineligible for award. The acquisition will be made pursuant to the authority in FAR 13 to use simplified procedures for commercial items.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham VA Medical Center has a requirement for the following items for the Birmingham VA Medical Center, BRAND NAME OR EQUAL, HIM Reference Books bound, printed and book format.

Line Item Qty Description

1 2 EA CDT 2017: Dental Procedure Codes

2 1 EA Coding and Payment Guide for Dental Services 2018

3 28 EA HCPCS Level II Expert 2018 (Spiral)

4 30 EA CPT Professional 2018 (Spiral)

5 3 EA Complete Guide for Interventional Radiology - 2018 (Spiral)

6 2 EA CPT Coding Essentials for Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surg 2018

7 1 EA Coders` Desk Reference for HCPCS Level II 2018

8 1 EA Coders` Dictionary 2018

9 25 EA Coders' Desk Reference for Procedures - 2018

10 1 EA Coding and Payment Guide for the Physical Therapist - 2018

11 7 EA Coders` Desk Reference for Diagnoses (ICD-10-CM) 2018 e-book

12 3 EA DRG Expert 2018 ICD-10-CM

13 1 EA Understanding Modifiers 2018

14 34 EA ICD-10-CM Expert for Hospitals Spiral W/2018 Guidelines

15 17 EA ICD-10-PCS Expert 2018 Spiral

16 5 EA Clinical Documentation Improvement Desk Reference for ICD-10-CM & Procedure Coding - 2018

17 25 EA 2018 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook w/ answer

18 2 EA Anesthesia Cross Coder 2018

Delivery Date: 60 days ARO

Contract Type: Firm Fixed Price (FFP)

FAR 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (AUG 1999)

(a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as brand name or equal, the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that equal products must meet are specified in the solicitation.

(b) To be considered for award, offers of equal products, including equal products of the brand name manufacturer, must

(1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation;

(2) Clearly identify the item by

(i) Brand name, if any; and

(ii) Make or model number;

(3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and

(4) Clearly describe any modifications the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modifications.

(c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate equal products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer.

(d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an equal product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation.

FAR 52.212-2 (OCT 2014) Evaluation Commercial Items- The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:

Technical Capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement


Offerors, if not registered in SAM, must include completed copies of the provision at 52.212-3 (MAR 2015), Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items with their offer. The provision may be obtained via the internet at URL: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/reghtml/regs/far2afmcfars/fardfars/far/52_000.htm. These representations and certifications will be incorporated by reference in any resultant contract.

FAR 52.212-4 (DEC 2014), Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable. The following identified clauses are incorporated by reference: 852.211-73, 852.219-10, 852.237-70, 852.246-70, 852.246-71, 52.211-16, 52.216-1, 52.222-41, 852.270-1, and 852.273-74.

FAR 52.212-5 (MAR 2015), Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable and the following identified clauses are incorporated by reference: 52.233-2, 52.203-13, 52.203-17, 52.204-9, 52.228-5

Offers for the items described above are due by 2:00PM CST on October 18th, 2017 to Nicole.Brown8@va.gov and must include, solicitation number, FOB destination to the BVAMC, proposed delivery schedule, discount/payment terms, warranty duration, and DUNS number.
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Posted Date:
October 6, 2017
Description: 36C24718Q0014 36C24718Q0014.docx
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Birmingham VA Medical Center;700 South 19th Street;Birmingham AL 35233
Point of Contact(s) :
Nicole M. Brown


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Oct 17, 2017[Combined Synopsis/Solicitation] 76--HIM Hospital Reference Books
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