6515--VISN-Wide Prescription Eyeglass and Optician Services
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Network Contracting Office (NCO) 17, and the VA Heart of Texas Health Care Network (VISN 17) anticipate a requirement for Prescription Eyeglasses and Optician Services for eligible Veteran beneficiaries within VISN 17. This requirement is for the manufacturing and delivery of prescription eyeglasses and Optician Services. Contractor shall offer single vision, bifocal, trifocal, and progressive lenses, in accordance with the requirements of the Performance Work Statement (PWS). It is estimated that Request for Proposal (RFP) 36C25721R0087 will be available for download from the Contract Opportunities website at https://beta.sam.gov/ on or about May 17, 2021. No hardcopies will be sent. Questions received prior to issuance of the RFP will not be addressed. Once the RFP is issued, questions must be submitted in accordance with the instructions listed in the RFP. If warranted, responses to inquiries will be incorporated into a written amendment posted to the Contract Opportunities website at https://beta.sam.gov/. Verbal questions and/or phone calls will not be addressed. Offerors are encouraged and are responsible for routinely checking the Contract Opportunities website for any solicitation amendments that may be issued throughout the proposal period. This requirement will be solicited as a Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set-aside. The anticipated North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 339115 Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing, Small Business Size Standard of 1000 Employees. Prospective Contractors are reminded that in accordance with FAR 4.11 they shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database and shall complete electronic annual representations and certifications in SAM prior to award of a contract. SAM is located at http://www.sam.gov and consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. There is NO cost to use SAM. NOTE: Please ensure that your SAM registration indicates this NAICS code if you are interested in the requirement.