Accounts Receivable Technician Services
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items 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; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
Solicitation no. 75H71323Q00004 has been issued as a Request For Quotation for a firm fixed price commercial services contract for Accounts Receivable Technician Services located at Salem, Oregon. See attached Statement of Work. The performance period is from 01/01/2023 through 12/31/2027 which includes one (1) Base year and four (4) 1-year options.
The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2022-08 dated 09/23/2022. The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors – Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The provision at 52.212-2, Evaluation – Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: price and past performance. Offerors are advised to submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications – Commercial Items, with its offer. The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions – Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The clause at 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders – Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and these clauses:
FAR 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses 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. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address: http://www.acquisition.gov. 52.202-1, Definitions (Jun 2020), 52.204-7, System for Award Management (Oct 2018), 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003), 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sept 2016), 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Jun 2020), 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jun 2020), 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (May 2014) [GS-06 Account Receivable Technician/Monetary Wage – Fringe Benefits $16.83 – Retirement, Health Insurance], 52.224-1, Privacy Act Notification (Apr 1984), 52.224-2, Privacy Act (Apr 1984), 52.229-3, Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Feb 2013), 52.229-4, Federal, State, and Local Taxes (State and Local Adjustments) (Feb 2013), 52.232-1, Payments (Apr 1984), 52.232-8, Discounts for Prompt Payment (Feb 2002), 52.232-17, Interest (May 2014), 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Oct 2018), 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Nov 2021), 52.233-1, Disputes (May 2014), 52.233-3, Protest after Award (Aug 1996), 52.237-2, Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Apr 1984), 52.237-3, Continuity of Services (Jan 1991)
52.217-8 OPTION TO EXTEND SERVICES (NOV 1999)
The Government may require continued performance of any services within the limits and at the rates specified in the contract. These rates may be adjusted only as a result of revisions to prevailing labor rates provided by the Secretary of Labor. The option provision may be exercised more than once, but the total extension of performance hereunder shall not exceed 6 months. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within 60 days.
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52.217-9 OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT (MAR 2000)
(a) The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within 30 days; provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least 60 days before the contract expires. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension.
(b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause.
(c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed 5 years.
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ACQUISITION REGULATION (HHSAR) (48 CFR CHAPTER 3) CLAUSES:
352.224-70, Privacy Act (Dec 2015),
352.239-73, Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Notice (Dec 2015),
352.239-74, Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility (Dec 2015)
352.232–71 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (FEB, 2022),
(a) Definitions. As used in this clause—
Payment request means a bill, voucher, invoice, or request for contract financing payment with associated supporting documentation. The payment request must comply with the requirements identified in FAR 32.905(b), ‘‘Content of Invoices’’ and the applicable Payment clause included in this contract.
(b) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this clause, the Contractor shall submit payment requests electronically using the Department of Treasury Invoice Processing Platform (IPP) or successor system Information regarding IPP, including IPP Customer Support contact information, is available at www.ipp.gov or any successor site.
c) The Contractor may submit payment requests using other than IPP only when the Contracting Officer authorizes alternate procedures in writing in accordance with HHS procedures.
(d) If alternate payment procedures are authorized, the Contractor shall include a copy of the Contracting Officer’s written authorization with each payment request.
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This requirement is set-aside for INDIAN SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC ENTERPRISE. The NAICS code is 561440 and the small business size standard is $17M.
ATTACHMENT 1 – 75H71323Q0000 SF1449
ATTACHMENT 2 – STATEMENT OF WORK
ATTACHMENT 3 – WAGE DETERMINATION
ATTACHMENT 4 – BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT
ATTACHMENT 5 – INDIAN FIRM REPRESENTATION FORM
The Government will consider competitive rates. Interested firms shall submit a quote for 2,080 hours (estimated) for the base year and each of the option years of accounts receivable technician services and shall complete the attached SF1449. Hourly rate/Price shall include all necessary supervision, management, labor, transportation, equipment, materials, any direct incidental cost, overhead and profit unless the cost is identified as a separately priced line item.
The following provision is provided in full text:
52.212.2 – Evaluation – Commercial Items (OCT 2014)
(a) 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:
Relevant Past Performance
(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 offer’s 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.
Award will be made to the responsible respondent pursuant to FAR subpart 9.1. Offers are due by 12/19/2022, 12:00 PM, PST. For information regarding this solicitation, email, firstname.lastname@example.org