Microbiology Media - Hopi Health Care Center


Subject: Microbiology Media - Hopi Health Care Center
Solicitation Number: RFQ-21-PHX-031
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 339112
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 06-10-21
Response Due: 06-15-21

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE
Contact: Dekovan Cook This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (602) 364-5018
Office Address: PHOENIX, AZ 85004
Place of Performance: Polacca, AZ 86042


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Microbiology Media Hopi Health Care Center 1. This request for quote (RFQ) is a Small Business set aside. Any quote that is submitted by a contractor that is not a small business concern will not be considered for an award. The Hopi Health Care Center has a requirement for Microbiology Media for the Laboratory Department. This requirement is for One (1) Base Year and four (4) Option Years OR One (1) Base Year and three (3) Option Years 2. Brand Name only. Manufacturer: Hardy Diagnostics Description: See List of Supplies document 3. The Government anticipates one (1) firm fixed-price award from this solicitation to the responsive, responsible offeror whose quote is conforming to the Brand Name products specified in the specifications document. Quote(s) must be FOB destination, include all applicable discounts, and all required line items must have a price to be considered for award. Not providing prices for all CLINS items shall make your offer non-responsive to the solicitation. Quotes may be attached, in a vendor preferred format (e.g. PDF), in addition to Attachment 001- Pricing Matrix. Quotes shall be broken out by product, part number, unit of measure, and price for the Base Year and all Option Years. 4. Delivery and Acceptance. All items must be FOB Destination and delivered 30 days after receipt of order (ARO). Delivery Address: Delivery POC: Hopi Health Care Center Kendrick Fritz, (928)737-6000 Hwy 264, MP 388 Polacca, AZ 86042 5. Evaluation Instructions: a. Technical: Offerors shall provide brief description of the items stated in this solicitation and attached documents. b. Price: The price shall be specific, complete in every detail, and separate from the technical submission. Submit pricing for all; not submitting pricing for all items will make your quote non-responsive to the solicitation. Contractor shall state in their RFQ that the quote shall remain effective for 120 calendar days after close of solicitation. 6. Basis for Award: This acquisition will utilize Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) source selection procedures where best value is expected to result from selection of the technically acceptable proposal with the lowest evaluated price and overall cost alternative to meet the Governments needs. By submission of its offer, the Offeror accepts all solicitation requirements, including terms and conditions, representations and certifications, and technical requirements. Failure to meet a requirement may result in an offer being determined technically unacceptable. All or None: Award will be made in the aggregate for all items. The low aggregate offeror will be determined by multiplying the unit price submitted on each item by the quantity specified, and adding the resultant extensions. In order to qualify for an award, prices must be submitted on all items. In order for an Offeror to be considered for award, the proposal must receive an Acceptable rating in every non-price factor. Any proposal receiving a rating of Unacceptable in any non-price factor will not be further evaluated. Ratings for Technical: Acceptable Proposal clearly meets the minimum requirements of the solicitation. Unacceptable Proposal does not clearly meet the minimum requirements of the solicitation. For the purpose of award, the Government shall evaluate offers based on the evaluation factors described below: Factor 1 Technical: Offeror must be able to provide all required items listed in the solicitation. If any items are obsolete, Offeror shall provide an alternate with documentation detailing salient chararcteristics. Factor 2 Price: Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). 7. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. FAR 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998) This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): Acquisition.gov 52.212-1 Instruction to OfferorsCommercial Items (Jan 2017) 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-- (Jan 2017) Commercial Items Solicitation Provisions in by full text. 52.212-2 EVALUATION COMMERICAL ITEMS (OCT 2014) (a) (1) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Factor 1: Technical Factor 2: Price (2) Technical and past performance, when combined, are significantly more important, when compared to price or cost. (b) Options. The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. The Government may determine that an offer is unacceptable if the option prices are significantly unbalanced. Evaluation of options shall not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s). (c) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offers specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options (July 1990) Except when it is determined in accordance with FAR 17.206(b) not to be in the Governments best interests, the Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. Evaluation of options will not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s). 52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment (Dec 2019) The Offeror shall not complete the representation in this provision if the Offeror has represented that it does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument in the provision at 52.204-26, Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation, or in paragraph (v) of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. (a) Definitions. As used in this provision Covered telecommunications equipment or services, critical technology, and substantial or essential component have the meanings provided in clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. (b) Prohibition. Section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2019, from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. Contractors are not prohibited from providing (1)A service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or (2) Telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles. (c) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for covered telecommunications equipment or services. (d) Representation. The Offeror represents that it will, will not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation. (e) Disclosures. If the Offeror has represented in paragraph (d) of this provision that it will provide covered telecommunications equipment or services, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer (1) A description of all covered telecommunications equipment and services offered (include brand; model number, such as original equipment manufacturer (OEM) number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); (2) Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b) of this provision; (3) For services, the entity providing the covered telecommunications services (include entity name, unique entity identifier, and Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code, if known); and (4) For equipment, the entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the OEM or a distributor, if known). 52.204-26 Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation (Dec 2019) (a) Definitions. As used in this provision, covered telecommunications equipment or services has the meaning provided in the clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. (b) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for covered telecommunications equipment or services. (c) Representation. The Offeror represents that it ? does, ? does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument. (End of provisions)