FBO Notice Date 11/20/17
BIDS Reference Number 99
Document Type: Presolicitation
Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 4, Veterans Integrated Service Network 4 Facilities, 15215
Q -- VA Lebanon Community Nursing Home Services with onsite ventilator capability SOL 36C24418Q0061Herbert ByrnsContracting Officer(412) 822-3740VA Pre Solicitation Notice for VISN 4 Nursing Home FacilitiesContractors to provide community nursing home services at contractor s facilities in under Basic Ordering Agreements (BOAs).The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Network Contracting Office (NCO4), Pittsburgh, PA intends to solicit proposals on behalf ofthe Lebanon VA Medical Center, from the following PA Counties; York, Lancaster,Dauphin, Perry, Lebanon, Adams, Cumberland, Berks, and Schuylkill. For this procurement, the VA is specifically seeking two (2) skilled nursing facilities with ventilator capability on site in the aforementioned PA Counties only.The VA anticipates issuing a continuous solicitation for this requirement in November 2017. The solicitation will be available for download from http://www.fbo.gov. Interested contractors will be responsible for downloading copies of thesolicitation (and any subsequent amendments) from that website, and no hard copies will be made available. The solicitation will provide instructions to contractors about the proposal submission process. Prospective Offerors are encouraged to register their interest in the solicitation on the FBO website so that they are notified of the issuance of the solicitation and any amendments.In accordance with FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management, prospective contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). Firms may obtain SAM information at https://www.sam.gov . To be eligible for award, contractors must be registered in SAM. Registration is free and potential offerors areencouraged to visit the SAM website and register as soon as possible to avoid delays so that they may be considered for a contract award.NAICS Code is 623110 (Nursing Care Facilities) with a small business size standard of $30.5M. The classification code is Q402. The solicitation will be issued for full and open competition. Multiple awards are anticipated and will be made on an as needed basis. All responsible sources may submit proposals which may be considered by the VA.
The VA will only consider proposals from contractors who are skilled nursing home facilities and are licensed by their respective State and who are insured andMedicare qualified.
Placements will be made in contract nursing home facilities based on availability of facilities and the desires of eligible Veterans and their respective families. Because it is impossible to determine actual usage of any particular contract facility, the VA uses Basic Ordering Agreements with no guaranteed minimums.
Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to the Contract Specialist using the e-mail link provided. No hard copies of the solicitation will be provided. Telephone requests for information or questions will NOT be accepted. Please email questions to Herb Byrns, at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org and ensure that the subject line includes: Solicitation No. 36C24418Q0061 Lebanon Nursing Home Services (Ventilator Equipped).