Navajo Area Indian Health Service

Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility

Solicitation IHS1355870

Navajo Health Council

This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in 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. The Buy Indian Act, 25 U.S.C. 47, prescribes the application of the advertising requirements of 41 U.S.C. 6101 to the acquisition of Indian supplies. This solicitation is a Total Small Business Buy Indian Set-Aside.

The Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF), Health Promotion Department is requesting for submittal of offers for a Non-Personal Service Contract for a contractor to provide Navajo Health Council Services from date of award through 12/30/2018. Services shall be performed in strict accordance with the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).

The Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is based in Chinle, Arizona (Northeast Arizona near Canyon De Chelly National Monument). The CCHCF is a 60 bed hospital which serves as the health care hub for the region. The medical staff includes Family Physicians, Internists, Pediatricians, General Surgeons, OB/GYN's, Anesthesiologists, and a Psychiatrist. In addition to routine outpatient and inpatient primary care, services available to our patients include: Adult Intensive Care, General Surgery (including laparoscopic surgery), routine and operative Obstetrics, and 24-Hour Emergency Room Services. Health care services are provided to approximately 37,000 active users. Strong Navajo cultural traditions exist within the community, offering an opportunity to learn the Navajo language, or to learn about traditional Navajo medicine.

EVALUATION CRITERIA

The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to contractor(s) whose quote represents the Best Value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining Best Value, Price and other Evaluation Factors will be considered: Past Performance, Personnel, Qualifications, and Logistics. The Evaluation Factors and significant sub factors when combined are significantly more important than cost or price. The socio-economic status of an offer may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value.

SUBMITTAL PROCESS

To be considered for award, your offer shall include the following documents:

1) Provide and complete the Pricing Schedule (attached form). The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiation.

2) Past Performance: Provide evidence in experience in providing services of similar scope and complexity to Federal Government or other large commercial/government entities within the last three (3) years of operation. Be specific, provide project description, name of organization, contact point, telephone number, and e-mail address.

3) Personnel: Provide a list of personnel who will be involved in the project.

4) Qualifications: Provide evidence that the Contractor's SME holds a degree, certification or has extensive knowledge or is viewed/reputable in the field that they are presenting on.

5) Logistics: Provide a preliminary schedule that shows project milestones/activity plan.

Email offer to the Contracting Officer (CO) for this action is: Ken Parrish, Procurement Technician, 928-674-7634. Ken.Parrish@ihs.gov . Questions may be submitted in writing via email 2 days prior to RFQ Closing Date.

CLAUSES AND PROVISIONS

Department of Health and Human Services Applicable Clauses:

352.202-1 Definitions. (JAN 2006)

352.224-70Privacy Act (DEC 2015)

352.226-1Indian Preference (DEC 2015)

352.226-2Indian Preference Program (DEC 2015)

352.237-70 Pro-Children Act. (Dec 2015) (a) Public Law 103-227, Title X, Part C, also known as the Pro-Children Act of 1994 (Act), 20 U.S.C. 7183, imposes restrictions on smoking in facilities where certain federally funded children's services are provided. The Act prohibits smoking within any indoor facility (or portion thereof), whether owned, leased, or contracted for, that is used for the routine or regular provision of: (i) kindergarten, elementary, or secondary education or library services or (ii) health or day care services that are provided to children under the age of 18. The statutory prohibition also applies to indoor facilities that are constructed, operated, or maintained with Federal funds.

(b) By acceptance of this contract or order, the Contractor agrees to comply with the requirements of the Act. The Act also applies to all subcontracts awarded under this contract for the specified children's services. Accordingly, the Contractor shall ensure that each of its employees, and any subcontractor staff, is made aware of, understands, and complies with the provisions of the Act. Failure to comply with the Act may result in the imposition of a civil monetary penalty in an amount not to exceed $1,000 for each violation and/or the imposition of an administrative compliance order on the responsible entity. Each day a violation continues constitutes a separate violation.

352.237-71 Crime Control Act of 1990-Reporting of Child Abuse (Dec 2015)(a) Public Law 101-647, also known as the Crime Control Act of 1990 (Act), imposes responsibilities on certain individuals who, while engaged in a professional capacity or activity, as defined in the Act, on Federal land or in a federally-operated (or contracted) facility, learn of facts that give the individual reason to suspect that a child has suffered an incident of child abuse.

(b) The Act designates covered professionals as those persons engaged in professions and activities in eight different categories including, but not limited to, teachers, social workers, physicians, dentists, medical residents or interns, hospital personnel and administrators, nurses, health care practitioners, chiropractors, osteopaths, pharmacists, optometrists, podiatrists, emergency medical technicians, ambulance drivers, alcohol or drug treatment personnel, psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health professionals, child care workers and administrators, and commercial film and photo processors. The Act defines the term child abuse as the physical or mental injury, sexual abuse or exploitation, or negligent treatment of a child.

(c) Accordingly, any person engaged in a covered profession or activity under an HHS contract or subcontract, regardless of the purpose of the contract or subcontract, shall immediately report a suspected child abuse incident in accordance with the provisions of the Act. If a child is suspected of being harmed, the appropriate State Child Abuse Hotline, local child protective services (CPS), or law enforcement agency shall be contacted. For more information about where and how to file a report, the Childhelp USA, National Child Abuse Hotline (1-800-4-A-CHILD) shall be called. Any covered professional failing to make a timely report of such incident shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.

(d) By acceptance of this contract or order, the Contractor agrees to comply with the requirements of the Act. The Act also applies to all applicable subcontracts awarded under this contract. Accordingly, the Contractor shall ensure that each of its employees, and any subcontractor staff, is made aware of, understands, and complies with the provisions of the Act.

352.237-72 Crime Control Act of 1990-Requirement for Background Checks (Dec 2015)(a) Public Law 101-647, also known as the Crime Control Act of 1990 (Act), requires that all individuals involved with the provision of child care services to children under the age of 18 undergo a criminal background check. Child care services include, but are not limited to, social services, health and mental health care, child (day) care, education (whether or not directly involved in teaching), and rehabilitative programs. Any conviction for a sex crime, an offense involving a child victim, or a drug felony, may be grounds for denying employment or for dismissal of an employee providing any of the services listed above.

(b) The Contracting Officer will provide the necessary information to the Contractor regarding the process for obtaining the background check. The Contractor may hire a staff person provisionally prior to the completion of a background check, if at all times prior to the receipt of the background check during which children are in the care of the newly-hired person, the person is within the sight and under the supervision of a previously investigated staff person.

(c) By acceptance of this contract or order, the Contractor agrees to comply with the requirements of the Act. The Act also applies to all applicable subcontracts awarded under this contract. Accordingly, the Contractor shall ensure that each of its employees, and any subcontractor staff, is made aware of, understands, and complies with the provisions of the Act.

ADDITIONAL APPLICABLE FEDERAL ACQUISITION CLAUSES (www.acquisition.gov)

52.204-7 System Award Management (Oct 2016)

52-212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (Jan 2017)

52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management (Jul 2013)

52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification (Apr 1984)

52.224-2 Privacy Act (Apr 1984)

52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Aug 1984)

52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Feb 2013)

52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Sub-Contractors (Dec 2013)

LIST OF ATTACHMENTS

1) Statement of Work

2) Pricing Schedule

Attachments

Dates

Deadline: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Date Published: Friday, July 13, 2018

Date Updated: Saturday, July 14, 2018

Contact

Ken Parrish

Ken.Parrish@ihs.gov

PO Box 9020, Window Rock, Arizona 86515

(928) 674-7634

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