THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY.
No Solicitation is currently available.
All information contained in this Sources Sought Announcement is preliminary, as well as subject to modification, and is in no way binding on the Government. The Government will not pay for any information submitted in response to this request. The information requested will be used solely within the Department of Veterans Affairs to facilitate decision making and will not be disclosed outside of the Government. The determination of a procurement strategy, based upon the comments submitted in response to this Sources Sought Announcement, is solely within the discretion of the Government.
The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 621910, Ambulance Service, and the small business size standard is $16.5 Million.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Network Contracting Office (NCO 21) is soliciting information contractors that can provide Air Ambulance Services for the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC). A draft of the Performance Work Statement (PWS) is attached to this notice.
Brief Description of Services
Fixed-wing air ambulance services for the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC). Travel will include ALS, BLS, or CCT services for one-way (patient-leg only) transportation to or from the medical centers or closest airport to a hospital or medical facility within the State of California. There may be occasional travel to neighboring states or to the State of Hawaii and Alaska.
Capability Statement
All interested contractors must respond by email to Angela.Gerlitzki@va.gov before 9:00 A.M. HST on January 6, 2021.
Please answer the following questions when responding:
What is your company s Socioeconomic Status? (ex: small business, large business, SDVOSB, etc.)

Provide DUNS and/or CAGE Code.

Ability and experience in managing similar projects. Include general information and technical background describing your firm’s experience on contracts requiring similar efforts to meet the program objectives.

List of Projects (Government and Commercial) that are similar in scope and size.

Anticipated Teaming Arrangements (if any). If plan on subcontracting, demonstrate that you will meet the limitations on subcontracting per FAR 52.219-14 for Small Businesses; VAAR 852.219-74 for SDVOSB/VOSB.

GSA Contract Number, if applicable.

What service areas does the company currently operate? If you cannot provide services for the entire State of California, please identify the county(ies).

Describe your air ambulance fleet (type of aircraft(s), number of aircraft(s), and location of hubs)?

Please note that your company must actually be able to perform these services. This is not a sources sought for brokerage services.

Solicitation number 36C26121Q0211 has been assigned and should be referenced on all correspondence regarding this announcement.
The Government will use this information when determining its business type decision.
This synopsis is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government and no contract will be awarded as a direct result of this Sources Sought announcement.
*Failure to provide the information requested above (items 1-8) will be considered non-responsive and will not be considered a viable source.

Notes: Contractors must have a current registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) at https://sam.gov/SAM/
SDVOSB and VOSB firms should be registered at the time of quote submission
and CVE verified in VetBiz Registry https://www.vip.vetbiz.va.gov/