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Central Supplies Need

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published October 19, 2015  -  Deadline November 2, 2015
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This 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 Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF), Navajo Area Indian Health Services is requesting for submittal of offers for a contractor to provide medical tools and supplies to Central Supply Department. Per FAR 6.302-1(c)(2), CCHCF has identified a specific brand name, but will accept brand-name or equal descriptions. Refer to attached Government's Specifications aka Fee schedule. The Chinle Service Unit includes the hospital and brand new ambulatory care center in Chinle, and two health centers- one in Pinon and the other in Tsaile. We provide medical care for approximately 35,000 Navajo. Serving a rural area, many of our patients travel 100 miles round trip to receive care and do not have electricity or running water in their homes. And, most of our elderly patients speak only Navajo, and live according to traditional Navajo cultural practices. The Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility and Ambulatory Care Center is a 60 bed inpatient hospital and outpatient facility. Services offered are: Adult inpatient and Pediatric Inpatient Care, Outpatient Primary Care, Adult Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Podiatry, OBGYN, Labor & Delivery, Women's Health, Midwifery, Mental Health, Pharmacy, Optometry, Dental, PT, OT, Speech Pathology, Audiology, Lab, Public Health and School Health. We live in one of the most scenic areas of the country, and offer almost unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreational activities. EVALUATION FACTORS The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to the schedule contractor(s) whose quote represents the best value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining best value, the following evaluation factors will be considered: Price, Quality/Features, and Delivery. The socio-economic status of an offeror may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value. SUBMITTAL Offers shall be emailed to erica.francis@ihs.gov by the due date specified. Please limit offers to 3MB. To be considered for award, please complete, sign and submit the following documents: -Fee Schedule (attached and must be signed) -Contractor's Specifications The Central Supply Department at Chinle Service Unit is requesting for the attached Fee schedule to be provided on an "As Needed Basis". The items listed were previously purchased from the manufacturer and/or distributor listed. The Chinle Comprehensive Healthcare Facility is seeking to streamline the purchase. Interested parties are requested to submit a quote, along with all completed supporting documents as soon as possible keeping in mind the RFQ close date. PROVISIONS & CLAUSES Additional Applicable Federal Acquisition Clauses 52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-4 Contract Terms & Conditions (Dec 2014) 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) 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Feb 2013) Attachment - Fee Schedule

Surgery related fixation kits

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published February 29, 2016  -  Deadline March 7, 2016
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This 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. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is requesting for submittal of offers for deliver beverages on an as needed basis to the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Chinle Comprehensive Healthcare Facility (CCHCF), Operating Room Department, Off Highway 191 & Hospital Drive, Chinle, AZ 86503. CCHCF has identified a specific brand name, but will accept brand name or equal descriptions per FAR 6.302-1(c)(2). Services shall be performed in strict accordance with the attached Statement of Work (SOW). Period of Performance: Date of Award through 09/30/2016, with the option to extend the end date to 10/31/2016. Obligations will be made on monthly or quarterly basis. 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. The service unit is located on the Colorado Plateau with excellent opportunities for photography, hiking, running, road biking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is within 5 miles of the hospital and is a wonderful place for exploring and sightseeing, running and mountain biking. The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to any 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 and Experience. The Evaluation Factors and significant sub factors when combined are significantly more important than cost or price. As part of the evaluation process, candidates may be interviewed to ensure their understanding of the PWS and to verify their qualifications to perform required services. The socio-economic status of an offer may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value. To be considered for award, your offer shall include the following documents:1) Your Quotation showing all the items on the attached Supply Schedule. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiation.2) Evidence of Past Performance: Contractor shall provide references from entities with whom the contractor has worked within the last three (3) years of operation; including name of organization Point of Contact, Telephone Number and Email Address. 3) Evidence in experience in providing services to Federal Government or other large commercial/government entities within the last three (3) years of operation.Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer for this action is: Tanya Begay, Supervisory Contract Specialist, 928-674-7635, tanya.begay2@ihs.gov. Limit offer size to 4MB. Questions may be submitted via email to the CO by 3/4/2016, 5:00pm MDST. Additional Applicable Federal Acquisition Clauses52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (May 2015)52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management (Jul 2013)52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Aug 1984)52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Feb 2013) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Apr 1984) (services) (short form) Department of Health and Human Services Applicable Clauses:352.202-1 Definitions. (JAN 2006) 352.224-70 Privacy Act (January 2006) 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities. (JAN 2006) 352.270-2 Indian Preference (APR 1984)352.270-3 Indian Preference Program (JAN 2006) List of Attachments-Statement of Work (SOW) -Supply Schedule

Kitchenware & Tableware Supplies for Chinle IHS

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published October 23, 2015  -  Deadline October 29, 2015
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This 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. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is requesting for submittal of offers for delivery of Kitchenware and Tableware Supplies on an as needed basis to the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Chinle Comprehensive Healthcare Facility (CCHCF), Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Off Highway 191 & Hospital Drive, Chinle, AZ 86503. The Nutrition and Dietetics Department serves meals to both inpatient & outpatient departments (approximately 1,595 meals/month), employees (approximately 4,483 meals/month), and community members (approximately 10,976 meals/month). Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Statement of Work (SOW). Period of Performance: 11/15/2015 through 09/30/2016, with the option to extend the end date to 10/31/2016. Obligations will be made on monthly or quarterly basis. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiation. 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. The service unit is located on the Colorado Plateau with excellent opportunities for photography, hiking, running, road biking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is within 5 miles of the hospital and is a wonderful place for exploring and sightseeing, running and mountain biking. The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to any 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 and Qualifications. The Evaluation Factors and significant sub factors when combined are significantly more important than cost or price. As part of the evaluation process, candidates may be interviewed to ensure their understanding of the PWS and to verify their qualifications to perform required services. The socio-economic status of an offer may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value. To be considered for award, your offer shall include the following documents: 1) Pricing Schedule (see attachment) and Quotation. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiation. 2) Evidence of Past Performance: Contractor shall provide reference letters from entities with whom the contractor has worked within the last three (3) years of operation; including name of organization Point of Contact, Telephone Number and Email Address. 3) Evidence in experience in providing services to Federal Government or other large commercial/government entities within the last three (3) years of operation. 4) Provide delivery plan and schedule that meets the SOW requirements. 5) Provide website to on-line catalog. Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer for this action is: Tanya Begay, Supervisory Contract Specialist, 928-674-7635, tanya.begay2@ihs.gov. Limit offer size to 4MB. Questions may be submitted via email to the CO by 11/27/15, 5:00pm MDST. Additional Applicable Federal Acquisition Clauses 52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (May 2015) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Aug 1984) 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Feb 2013) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Apr 1984) (services) (short form) 52.232-18 Availability of Funds (APR 1984) Department of Health and Human Services Applicable Clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions. (JAN 2006) 352.224-70 Privacy Act (January 2006) 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities. (JAN 2006) 352.270-2 Indian Preference (APR 1984) 352.270-3 Indian Preference Program (JAN 2006) List of Attachments -Statement of Work (SOW) -Pricing Schedule

Subsistence Items for Patient Meals at Chinle IHS

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published October 28, 2015  -  Deadline November 6, 2015
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This 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. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is requesting for submittal of offers for delivery of subsistence items (food items) on an as needed basis to the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Chinle Comprehensive Healthcare Facility (CCHCF), Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Off Highway 191 & Hospital Drive, Chinle, AZ 86503. The CCHCF Dietary serves meals to both inpatient & outpatient departments (approximately 1,595 meals/month), employees (approximately 4,483 meals/month), and community members (approximately 10,976 meals/month). Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Statement of Work (SOW). Period of Performance: 11/15/2015 through 09/30/2016, with the option to extend the end date to 10/31/2016. Obligations will be made on monthly or quarterly basis. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiation. 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. The service unit is located on the Colorado Plateau with excellent opportunities for photography, hiking, running, road biking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is within 5 miles of the hospital and is a wonderful place for exploring and sightseeing, running and mountain biking. The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to any 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 and Qualifications. The Evaluation Factors and significant sub factors when combined are significantly more important than cost or price. As part of the evaluation process, candidates may be interviewed to ensure their understanding of the PWS and to verify their qualifications to perform required services. The socio-economic status of an offer may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value. To be considered for award, your offer shall include the following documents: 1) Pricing Schedule (see attachment) and Quotation. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiation. 2) Evidence of Past Performance: Contractor shall provide reference letters from entities with whom the contractor has worked within the last three (3) years of operation; including name of organization Point of Contact, Telephone Number and Email Address. 3) Evidence in experience in providing services to Federal Government or other large commercial/government entities within the last three (3) years of operation. 4) Provide delivery plan and schedule that meets the SOW requirements. 5) Provide website to on-line catalog. Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer for this action is: Erica Francis, Procurement Technician, 928.674.7474, erica.francis@ihs.gov . Limit offer size to 4MB. Questions may be submitted via email to the CO by 11/4/2015, 5:00pm MDST. Additional Applicable Federal Acquisition Clauses 52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (May 2015) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Aug 1984) 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Feb 2013) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Apr 1984) (services) (short form) 52.232-18 Availability of Funds (APR 1984) Department of Health and Human Services Applicable Clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions. (JAN 2006) 352.224-70 Privacy Act (January 2006) 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities. (JAN 2006) 352.270-2 Indian Preference (APR 1984) 352.270-3 Indian Preference Program (JAN 2006) List of Attachments -Statement of Work (SOW) -Pricing Schedule

Beverages needed at CCHCF

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published December 7, 2015  -  Deadline December 18, 2015
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This 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. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is requesting for submittal of offers for deliver beverages on an as needed basis to the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Chinle Comprehensive Healthcare Facility (CCHCF), Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Off Highway 191 & Hospital Drive, Chinle, AZ 86503. The Nutrition and Dietetics Department serves meals to both inpatient & outpatient departments (approximately 1,595 meals/month), employees (approximately 4,483 meals/month), and community members (approximately 10,976 meals/month). CCHCF has identified a specific brand name, but will accept brand name or equal descriptions per FAR 6.302-1(c)(2). Services shall be performed in strict accordance with the attached Statement of Work (SOW). Period of Performance: 01/01/2016 through 09/30/2016, with the option to extend the end date to 10/31/2016. Obligations will be made on monthly or quarterly basis. 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. The service unit is located on the Colorado Plateau with excellent opportunities for photography, hiking, running, road biking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is within 5 miles of the hospital and is a wonderful place for exploring and sightseeing, running and mountain biking. The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to any 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 and Qualifications. The Evaluation Factors and significant sub factors when combined are significantly more important than cost or price. As part of the evaluation process, candidates may be interviewed to ensure their understanding of the PWS and to verify their qualifications to perform required services. The socio-economic status of an offer may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value. To be considered for award, your offer shall include the following documents: 1) Pricing Schedule (see attachment) and your Quotation. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiation. 2) Evidence of Past Performance: Contractor shall provide references from entities with whom the contractor has worked within the last three (3) years of operation; including name of organization Point of Contact, Telephone Number and Email Address. 3) Evidence in experience in providing services to Federal Government or other large commercial/government entities within the last three (3) years of operation. 4) Provide delivery plan and schedule. Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer for this action is: Tanya Begay, Supervisory Contract Specialist, 928-674-7635, tanya.begay2@ihs.gov. Limit offer size to 4MB. Questions may be submitted via email to the CO by 12/15/2015, 5:00pm MDST. Additional Applicable Federal Acquisition Clauses 52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (May 2015) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Aug 1984) 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Feb 2013) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Apr 1984) (services) (short form) 52.232-18 Availability of Funds (APR 1984) Department of Health and Human Services Applicable Clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions. (JAN 2006) 352.224-70 Privacy Act (January 2006) 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities. (JAN 2006) 352.270-2 Indian Preference (APR 1984) 352.270-3 Indian Preference Program (JAN 2006) List of Attachments -Statement of Work (SOW) -Pricing Schedule

Media Consultant Service

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published July 7, 2015  -  Deadline July 31, 2015
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This request is for Media Consultation Services for the Native Medicine Office at Chinle Comprehensive Healthcare Facility in Chinle, Arizona 86503. The Contractor shall create Video Clips based upon the requirements highlighted in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS). The Video Clips developed must be Section 508 Compliant. The rate listed herein is an All Inclusive Rates, meaning the Contractor is responsible for all costs associated with providing said services, i.e. travel, per diem, lodging/housing, etc. The Contractor is responsible for all applicable Federal, State and Local Taxes. The following Federal Regulations shall apply: Department of Health and Human Services Applicable Clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions. (JAN 2006) 352.224-70 Privacy Act. (JAN 2006) 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities. (JAN 2006) 352.239-73 Electronic information and technology accessibility. (JAN 2006) 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (JAN 2011) The Contractor shall comply with Agency Personal Identity Verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance M-05-24, and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. The Contractor shall insert this clause in all subcontracts when the subcontractor is required to have routine physical access to a Federally-Controlled Facility and/or routine access to a Federally-Controlled Information System. 352.237-70 Pro-Children Act. (JAN 2006) 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. 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, understand, and comply 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. (End of clause) 352.237-71 Crime Control Act of 1990-Reporting of Child Abuse (January 2006). (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, 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, understand, and comply with the provisions of the Act. 352.237-72 Crime Control Act of 1990-Requirement for Background Checks (January 2006). (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, understand, and comply with the provisions of the Act. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) The Indian Health Service (IHS) is required to comply with HIPAA in the provision of health care to IHS patients. HIPAA was implemented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, under the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 160 and 164. Accordingly, all health care providers, including contracted health care providers are required to comply with HIPAA requirements (Full text will be furnished upon request). ADDITIONAL APPLICABLE FEDERAL ACQUISITION CLAUSES 52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (May 2015) 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification (Apr 1984) 52.224-4 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) 52.232-3 Payments under Personal Services Contracts Act (Apr 1984) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment and Vegetation (April 1984) 52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) Short Form (Apr 1984) 1984) PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL VIA EMAIL TO DEEANDRA.SALABYE@IHS.GOV, SUBJECT TO STATE: RESPONSE TO RFQ DS-15-MC5360 MEDIA CONSULTANT SERVICE. For further questions or concerns, please contact the Contract Specialist listed herein.

Consultant Services

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published March 9, 2015  -  Deadline March 20, 2015
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This is a Non-Personal Service Contract Request. The Contractor shall provide evaluation support, data analysis, program and technical assitance in support of the Indian Health Service Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) in the Chinle Service Unit. Evaluator will perform evaluation activities completed from October 2014 through August 2015 in accordance with the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS). The Contractor shall provide requested services to the Health Promotion Disease Prevention (HPDP) Program at the Chinle Service Unit located in Chinle, Arizona 86503. The Chinle Service Unit consists of the following Health Centers: Chinle Comprehensive Healthcare Facility in Chinle, Arizona; Tsaile Health Center in Tsaile, Arizona 86556; and Pinon Health Center in Pinon, Arizona 86510. The following Federal Acquisition Regulaitons (FAR) shall apply: 352.237-70 Pro-Children Act. (JAN 2006) 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. 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, understand, and comply 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. (End of clause) 352.237-71 Crime Control Act of 1990-Reporting of Child Abuse (January 2006). (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, 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, understand, and comply with the provisions of the Act. 352.237-72 Crime Control Act of 1990-Requirement for Background Checks (January 2006). (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, understand, and comply with the provisions of the Act. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) The Indian Health Service (IHS) is required to comply with HIPAA in the provision of health care to IHS patients. HIPAA was implemented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, under the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 160 and 164. Accordingly, all health care providers, including contracted health care providers are required to comply with HIPAA requirements (Full text will be furnished upon request). Additional FAR Regulation Clauses (IBR): 52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (Dec 2014) 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification (Apr 1984) 52.224-4 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) 52.232-3 Payments under Personal Services Contracts Act (Apr 1984) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment and Vegetation (April 1984) 52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) Short Form (Apr 1984) The following Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Acquisition Regulation shall apply: 352.202-1 Definitions. (JAN 2006) 352.224-70 Privacy Act. (JAN 2006) 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities. (JAN 2006) 352.239-73 Electronic information and technology accessibility. (JAN 2006) If there are any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Primary Contract Specialist identified: DeeAndra Salabye at deeandra.salabye@ihs.gov.

Hospitalist Physician Services at Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published August 15, 2016  -  Deadline August 26, 2016
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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 Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is requesting for submittal of offers for Non-Personal Service Contract for Family Practice, Internal Medicine or Internal Medicine Pediatric Hospitalist to provide both uninterrupted patient care services and professional consultant services in the Emergency Room, Inpatient Departments: Adult Care Unit, Special Care Unit, & Pediatric Care Unit. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS) No. CSU-17-01 HOS. Refer to the PWS for Shift hours. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Date of Award (Immediate) through 09/30/2016, with the option to extend the end date to 10/31/2016. Obligations will be made on monthly or quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent hire. In such instances, the provider will be released from contract assignment. Housing is currently not available, but Chinle, AZ has (3) hotels in the immediate area. Upon selected Contractor will be placed on waiting list to acquire Government quarters. 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 covering an area 3600 square miles CCHCF is the only medical services in the immediate area. THE ARIZONA DEPARMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES DESIGNATES CCHCF AS A LEVEL IV TRAUMA CENTER, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 TO SEPTEMBER 9, 2016. As a healthcare provider you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to American Indian and Alaska Native beneficiaries. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of competency standards. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. Strong Native American Navajo cultural traditions exist within the community, offering an opportunity to learn the Navajo language, or to learn about traditional Navajo medicine. The service unit is located on the Colorado Plateau with excellent opportunities for photography, hiking, running, road biking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is within 5 miles of the hospital and is a wonderful place for exploring and sightseeing, running and mountain biking. See attached Chinle Service Unit Quick Info sheet to learn more about our community. The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to any 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 and Qualifications. The Evaluation Factors and significant sub factors when combined are significantly more important than cost or price. As part of the evaluation process, candidates may be interviewed to ensure their understanding of the PWS and to verify their qualifications to perform required services. The socio-economic status of an offer may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value. 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) Provide complete Candidate Profile: Curriculum vitae, resumes, licensures, and all relative documents for proposed candidates that meet the requirements listed in the PWS.3) Provide evidence of your companies Past Performance and Experience of comparable scope and complexity in providing services within the past three (3) years. To Submit Offer: Email offer tothe Contracting Officer for this action is: Ashleigh Yazzie, Purchasing Agent, 928.674.7801, Ashleigh.yazzie@ihs.gov. ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING VIA EMAIL TO THE CO 5 days prior to closing date. Note: Due to the immediate need for services, award(s) may be established before the closing of this solicitation. The selected Contractor shall comply with Agency Personal Identity Verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance M-05-24, and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201; this includes fingerprinting guidelines. 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (JAN 2011)The Contractor shall comply with Agency Personal Identity Verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance M-05-24, and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. The Contractor shall insert this clause in all subcontracts when the subcontractor is required to have routine physical access to a Federally-Controlled Facility and/or routine access to a Federally-Controlled Information System. Additional Applicable Federal Acquisition Clauses52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (May 2015)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) 52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991)52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Apr 1984) (services) (short form)52.232-18 Availability of Funds (APR 1984) Department of Health and Human Services Applicable Clauses:352.202-1 Definitions. (JAN 2006) 352.224-70 Privacy Act (January 2006) 352.270-2 Indian Preference (Dec 2015)352.270-3 Indian Preference Program (Dec 2015) 352.237-70 Pro-Children Act. (Dec 2015) 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. 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, understand, and comply 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. (End of clause) 352.237-71 Crime Control Act of 1990-Reporting of Child Abuse (January 2006).(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, 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, understand, and comply with the provisions of the Act. 352.237-72 Crime Control Act of 1990-Requirement for Background Checks (January 2006).(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, understand, and comply with the provisions of the Act. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)The Indian Health Service (IHS) is required to comply with HIPAA in the provision of health care to IHS patients. HIPAA was implemented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, under the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 160 and 164. Accordingly, all health care providers, including contracted health care providers are required to comply with HIPAA requirements (Full text will be furnished upon request). List of Attachments- Performance Work Statement (PWS No. CSU-17-01 HOS) dated Aug 04, 2016- Pricing Schedule- CSU Quick Info Sheet

Anesthesiology Physician services at CCHCF

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published June 28, 2016  -  Deadline July 8, 2016
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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 Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is requesting for submittal of offers for Non-Personal Service Contract for an Anesthesiology Physician to provide both uninterrupted patient care services and professional consultant services in the Urgent Care/Emergency Room Department. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS) No. CSU-14-01. Refer to the PWS for Shift hours. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Date of Award (Immediate) through 09/30/2016, with the option to extend the end date to 10/31/2016. Obligations will be made on monthly or quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent hire. In such instances, the provider will be released from contract assignment. Housing is currently not available, but Chinle, AZ has (3) hotels in the immediate area. Upon selected Contractor will be placed on waiting list to acquire Government quarters. 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 covering an area 3600 square miles CCHCF is the only medical services in the immediate area. THE ARIZONA DEPARMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES DESIGNATES CCHCF AS A LEVEL IV TRAUMA CENTER, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 TO SEPTEMBER 9, 2016. As a healthcare provider you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to American Indian and Alaska Native beneficiaries. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of competency standards. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. Strong Native American Navajo cultural traditions exist within the community, offering an opportunity to learn the Navajo language, or to learn about traditional Navajo medicine. The service unit is located on the Colorado Plateau with excellent opportunities for photography, hiking, running, road biking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is within 5 miles of the hospital and is a wonderful place for exploring and sightseeing, running and mountain biking. See attached Chinle Service Unit Quick Info sheet to learn more about our community. The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to any 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 and Qualifications. The Evaluation Factors and significant sub factors when combined are significantly more important than cost or price. As part of the evaluation process, candidates may be interviewed to ensure their understanding of the PWS and to verify their qualifications to perform required services. The socio-economic status of an offer may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value. 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) Provide complete Candidate Profile: Curriculum vitae, resumes, licensures, and all relative documents for proposed candidates that meet the requirements listed in the PWS.3) Provide evidence of your companies Past Performance and Experience of comparable scope and complexity in providing services within the past three (3) years. To Submit Offer: Email offer to the Contracting Officer for this action is: Tanya Begay, Supervisory Contract Specialist, 928-674-7635, tanya.begay2@ihs.gov. Limit offer size to 6MB. ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING VIA EMAIL TO THE CO 5 days prior to closing date. The selected Contractor shall comply with Agency Personal Identity Verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance M-05-24, and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201; this includes fingerprinting guidelines. 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (JAN 2011)(a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24 and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201.(b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government:(1) When no longer needed for contract performance.(2) Upon completion of the Contractor employee's employment.(3) Upon contract completion or termination.(c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements.(d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. 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.Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) The Indian Health Service (IHS) is required to comply with HIPAA in the provision of health care to IHS patients. HIPAA was implemented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, under the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 160 and 164. Accordingly, all health care providers, including contracted health care providers are required to comply with HIPAA requirements (Full text will be furnished upon request). List of Attachments-Performance Work Statement (PWS No. CSU-14-01) dated Feb. 11, 2016-Pricing Schedule-CSU Quick Info Sheet Additional Applicable Federal Acquisition Clauses52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 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) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management (Jul 2013)52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Aug 1984)52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991)52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Apr 1984) (services) (short form)52.232-18 Availability of Funds (APR 1984)  

Emergency Room Physician/Performance Improvement (PI) Consultant

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published June 10, 2016  -  Deadline June 21, 2016
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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 Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is requesting for submittal of offers for Non-Personal Service Contract for an Emergency Room Physician/Performance Improvement (PI) Consultant to provide both uninterrupted patient care services and professional consultant services in the Urgent Care/Emergency Room Department. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS) No. CSU-14-01. Refer to the PWS for Shift hours. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Date of Award (Immediate) through 09/30/2016, with the option to extend the end date to 10/31/2016. Obligations will be made on monthly or quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent hire. In such instances, the provider will be released from contract assignment. Housing is currently not available, but Chinle, AZ has (3) hotels in the immediate area. Upon selected Contractor will be placed on waiting list to acquire Government quarters. 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 covering an area 3600 square miles CCHCF is the only medical services in the immediate area. THE ARIZONA DEPARMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES DESIGNATES CCHCF AS A LEVEL IV TRAUMA CENTER, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 TO SEPTEMBER 9, 2016. The Urgent Care consists of 6 beds and is staffed by mid-level providers (physician's assistants or nurse practitioners) who see patients that present for acute care and who have been triaged as lower acuity. The Urgent Care operates form 10am -10 pm. As a healthcare provider you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to American Indian and Alaska Native beneficiaries. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of competency standards. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. Strong Native American Navajo cultural traditions exist within the community, offering an opportunity to learn the Navajo language, or to learn about traditional Navajo medicine. The service unit is located on the Colorado Plateau with excellent opportunities for photography, hiking, running, road biking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is within 5 miles of the hospital and is a wonderful place for exploring and sightseeing, running and mountain biking. See attached Chinle Service Unit Quick Info sheet to learn more about our community. The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to any 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 and Qualifications. The Evaluation Factors and significant sub factors when combined are significantly more important than cost or price. As part of the evaluation process, candidates may be interviewed to ensure their understanding of the PWS and to verify their qualifications to perform required services. The socio-economic status of an offer may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value. 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) Provide complete Candidate Profile: Curriculum vitae, resumes, licensures, and all relative documents for proposed candidates that meet the requirements listed in the PWS.3) Provide evidence of your companies Past Performance and Experience of comparable scope and complexity in providing services within the past three (3) years. To Submit Offer: Email offer to the Contracting Officer for this action is: Tanya Begay, Supervisory Contract Specialist, 928-674-7635, tanya.begay2@ihs.gov. Limit offer size to 6MB. ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING VIA EMAIL TO THE CO 5 days prior to closing date. The selected Contractor shall comply with Agency Personal Identity Verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance M-05-24, and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201; this includes fingerprinting guidelines. 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (JAN 2011)(a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24 and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201.(b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government:(1) When no longer needed for contract performance.(2) Upon completion of the Contractor employee's employment.(3) Upon contract completion or termination.(c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements.(d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. 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.Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) The Indian Health Service (IHS) is required to comply with HIPAA in the provision of health care to IHS patients. HIPAA was implemented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, under the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 160 and 164. Accordingly, all health care providers, including contracted health care providers are required to comply with HIPAA requirements (Full text will be furnished upon request). List of Attachments-Performance Work Statement (PWS No. CSU-14-01) dated Feb. 11, 2016-Pricing Schedule-CSU Quick Info Sheet Additional Applicable Federal Acquisition Clauses52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 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) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management (Jul 2013)52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Aug 1984)52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991)52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Apr 1984) (services) (short form)52.232-18 Availability of Funds (APR 1984)    

Orthopedic Surgeon needed at Chinle IHS

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published May 9, 2016  -  Deadline May 24, 2016
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This 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 Navajo Area Indian Health Services is requesting for submittal of offers for a Non-Personal Orthopedic Surgeon Physicians to provide uninterrupted direct patient care services to be performed at the Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF), Chinle, AZ 86503. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS) No. CSU-14-01. Refer to the PWS for Shift hours. Period of Performance: Date of Award through 09/30/2016, with the option to extend the end date to 10/31/2016. Obligations will be made on monthly or quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent hire. In such instances, the provider will be released from contract assignment. Housing is currently not available, but Chinle, AZ has (3) hotels in the immediate area. Upon selected Contractor will be placed on waiting list to acquire Government quarters. 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 covering an area 3600 square miles CCHCF is the only medical services in the immediate area. THE ARIZONA DEPARMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES DESIGNATES CCHCF AS A LEVEL IV TRAUMA CENTER, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 TO SEPTEMBER 9, 2016. As a healthcare provider you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to American Indian and Alaska Native beneficiaries. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of competency standards. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.Strong Native American Navajo cultural traditions exist within the community, offering an opportunity to learn the Navajo language, or to learn about traditional Navajo medicine. The service unit is located on the Colorado Plateau with excellent opportunities for photography, hiking, running, road biking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is within 5 miles of the hospital and is a wonderful place for exploring and sightseeing, running and mountain biking. See attached Chinle Service Unit Quick Info sheet to learn more about our community.The Government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple awards to any 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 and Qualifications. The Evaluation Factors and significant sub factors when combined are significantly more important than cost or price. As part of the evaluation process, candidates may be interviewed to ensure their understanding of the PWS and to verify their qualifications to perform required services. The socio-economic status of an offer may also be considered, should one or more quotes represent the best value. To be considered for award, your offer shall include the following documents:1) Pricing Schedule (attached form). The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiation.2) Provide complete Candidate Profile: Curriculum vitae, resumes, licensures, and all relative documents for proposed candidates that meet the requirements listed in the PWS.3) Provide evidence of your companies Past Performance and Experience of comparable scope and complexity in providing services within the past three (3) years. Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer for this action is: Tanya Begay, Supervisory Contract Specialist, 928-674-7635, tanya.begay2@ihs.gov. Limit offer size to 6 MB. ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING VIA EMAIL TO THE CO 5 DAYS PRIOR TO CLOSING DATE. Note: Due to the immediate need for Physician services, we will begin to review only completed documents (Pricing Schedule, Certification, and Profile). Awards may be established before the closing of this solicitation. The selected Contractor shall comply with Agency Personal Identity Verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance M-05-24, and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201; this includes fingerprinting guidelines. 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (JAN 2011)(a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24 and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201.(b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government:(1) When no longer needed for contract performance.(2) Upon completion of the Contractor employee's employment.(3) Upon contract completion or termination.(c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements.(d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. Department of Health and Human Services Applicable Clauses:352.202-1 Definitions. (JAN 2006) 352.224-70 Privacy Act (January 2006) 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.Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)The Indian Health Service (IHS) is required to comply with HIPAA in the provision of health care to IHS patients. HIPAA was implemented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, under the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 160 and 164. Accordingly, all health care providers, including contracted health care providers are required to comply with HIPAA requirements (Full text will be furnished upon request). Additional Applicable Federal Acquisition Clauses52.204-7 System Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (May 2015)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) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management (Jul 2013)52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Aug 1984)52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991)52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Apr 1984) (services) (short form)52.232-18 Availability of Funds (APR 1984) List of Attachments-Performance Work Statement (PWS No. CSU-14-01)-Pricing Schedule -CSU Quick Info Sheet
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