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Renewal of Medispan License of NDC drug codes and data information

Solicitation Number: 770-9-6909-04
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Location: Office of Acquisition and Grants Management
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770-9-6909-04
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Award
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September 15, 2009
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HHSM-500-2009-00147P
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$54,112.50
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Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.
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77 West Port Plaza, Suite 450
Saint Louis, Missouri 63146-3125
United States
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Added: Sep 09, 2009 2:19 pm

This is a Request for Quotation prepared in accordance with FAR Part 13, as supplemented with additional information included with this notice. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; A SEPARATE WRITTEN SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED. QUOTES ARE BEING REQUESTED. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services intends to award on a sole source basis, under Simplified Acquisition (threshold of $100,000) a renewal of license for Medispan to Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. 77 Westport Plaza Drive, Suite 450, Saint Louis, MO 63146-3098. MDDB database of NDC drug codes and data information for electronic delivery to CMS on a daily basis with weekly master file distribution to Medi-Span Naics code 541519 The contractor shall provide four users licenses for data and standards for us by appropriate CMS staff and associated contractor performing work within the scope of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. An enterprise wide user license is preferred. If this is not possible, please provide a schedule of pricing form multiple licenses. The term of the license(s) agreement shall be one year from date of contract award, with annual renewals based on acceptance by CMS and terms agreeable to contractor and CMS. The contractor must be able to communicate with CMS via a secure FTP connection, The Secure FTP should be performed using the Sterling Commerce S/FTP Client, The transmission of the initial file may be designated to use a media other than S/FTP, such as a CD, The Contractor shall provide record count for each transmitted file, The contractor shall plan and participate in an initial meeting/kickoff conference between the Government Task Leader (GTL) and CMS representatives upon award order. The contractor and GTL will mutually determine the time, date, and agenda and location of the initial kickoff conference after consultation with CMS. The contractor shall provide a work plan that details the tasks to be performed (with dates) and the timelines for completion. Drug data, implementation guide and standards - Initial File, contractor shall provide an initial full file of all National Drug Codes A (NDC), and other related elements. The contractor shall provide a weekly update file that contains all changes received by the contractor up to date of file transfer to CMS, on the day of the week designed by the GTL. The contractor shall provide a description and diagram of the audit trail procedures and documentation retained to ensure the integrity of the data provided. The contractor shall research questions identified by CMS about the data received. A response shall be provided to CMS within one business day. All responsible sources may submit capability statement, which shall be considered by the agency in accordance with the requirements in the synopsis

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Renee A Wallace-Abney,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 410-786-5128
Fax: 410-786-9088