The Indian Health Service/Cheyenne River Health Center is issuing this sources sought synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify Indian Economic Enterprises(IEE) as defined in 25 U.S.C. § 47, the Buy Indian Act, having an interest in and the resources to support a requirement for Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Services.  Refer to attached performance work statement for requirement.

The result of this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement.

The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is: 621111 Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists); and the Product Service Code assigned is: Q514 Medical – Otolaryngology.

THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME and NO CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. This is a request for capability information and does not constitute a request for proposals. Submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary. The Federal Government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred.

If your organization has the potential capacity to perform these contract services and meets the definition of an Indian-owned Economic Enterprise, please provide the following information: 1) Organization name, address, telephone number, email address & web site address. 2) DUNS number and identify your business status/size (i.e. small business, 8(a), small disadvantaged business, service disabled veteran owned, woman owned, etc..) 3) Tailored capability statements addressing the particulars of this effort, with appropriate documentation supporting claims.

BASED ON THE RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE/MARKET RESEARCH, THIS REQUIREMENT MAY BE SET-ASIDE under 25 U.S.C. § 47, Buy-Indian Act, OR PROCURED THROUGH FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.

Submission Instructions: Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to perform/provide the above listed supply are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice by January 21, 2021, by 1:00 a.m. MST. All responses (4-pages maximum) under this Sources Sought Notice must be e-mailed to Paige.Kerstiens@ihs.gov, subject line: Sources Sought-CRHC21-12, or by fax to 605-964-7737.

If you have any questions concerning this opportunity please contact: Paige Kerstiens, Purchasing Agent at Paige.Kerstiens@ihs.gov, or Stephanie Charger at Stephanie.RedElk@ihs.gov