Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
HHS’ FY 2008 Procurement Forecast
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Public Law 100-656 requires the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to publish an annual "HHS’ FY 2008 Procurement Forecast". The law emphasizes advance acquisition planning, which provides all of our customers with a better understanding of our requirements.
It is departmental policy that all small, small disadvantaged, women-owned, HUBZone and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses receive a fair, equitable and impartial share of the contracts awarded by the Department. The forecast is one tool that will help the small business community effectively market their goods and services to the cognizant components within the Department.
The Forecast of HHS' Contracting Opportunities includes projections of all anticipated contract actions above $100,000. The forecast is for informational and marketing purposes only. It does not constitute a specific offer of commitment by HHS to fund, in whole or in part, the opportunities referenced herein. This listing is not all-inclusive and as additional information is obtained, it will be posted. For more information on all opportunities above $25,000, check www.FedBizOpps.gov.
ORGANIZATION OF HHS’ ACQUISITION OFFICES
These operating divisions represent components with specialized missions, and consistent with the specialization of their missions, formulate their acquisition needs and plans, and conduct their acquisition operations, utilizing their own contracting offices. The Department's acquisition operations throughout are conducted in accordance with common standards and procedures set forth in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and implemented by the Department of Health and Human Services Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR).
Any additional questions on the anticipated opportunities may be directed to the cognizant Small Business Specialist within each operating division. To visit any of the operating division�s website, click on the appropriate link below:
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
*PSC is a fee-for-service organization and is located under the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management.
HOW TO USE THE FORECAST
The forecast is listed by operating divisions and you should review it to identify acquisition opportunities, which apply to your business. Each forecast entry provides the following information:
Last Revised: December 5, 2007