Office of National Healthcare Acquisition — National Acquisition Center
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Acquisition Center (NAC) is responsible for supporting the health care requirements of the VA and other government agencies. Under the Federal Supply Schedule and National Contract Programs, the NAC awards high volume multiple award schedule, national contracts, and blanket purchase agreements for the acquisition and direct delivery of pharmaceuticals; medical, surgical, dental, and patient mobility equipment/supplies; high technology medical equipment; temporary allied healthcare staffing services; and just-in-time distribution programs. With worldwide coverage, purchases made against these contracts result in deliveries directly from the vendor, or the Prime Vendor Distributor, throughout the Federal health care system. With over 2,000 contracts, the NAC realizes annual sales of over $16 billion.
The NAC also provides a Contract Catalog Search Tool for browsing Med/Surg and Pharmaceutical products and services available under VA Schedule and National Contract acquisition vehicles.
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The Business Resource Service provides customer-specific acquisition support to various VA and Other Government Agency (OGA) clients as well as administrative, operational and program support to all the other NAC Services. From data analysis, policy development and business process reviews to acquisition and logistic support, BRS delivers quality solutions and services to its customers.
Small Business Outreach: Is your company a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Woman-Owned, Disadvantaged, or HUBZone small business? If yes, contact our Small Business Specialist at (708) 786-5141 to discuss possible contracting opportunities and to learn more about doing business with the VA.
The Denver Acquisition and Logistics Center (DALC) provides holistic supply chain management for the VA National Hearing Aid Program and supports VA and OGAs with professional acquisition and logistical services. Commodities managed by the DALC include worldwide distribution of hearing aids, hearing aid accessories, cochlear implants, assistive devices, batteries, prosthetic socks, orthotic soft-goods, aids for the visually impaired, and manages the hearing aid repair program for the VA. Additionally, the DALC is responsible for business development and marketing of the NAC and its programs.
If you wish to discuss contracting opportunities with the Denver Acquisition and Logistics Center, please call (303) 273-6205.
The Federal Supply Schedule Service supports the healthcare requirements of the VA and OGAs. Under delegated authority by GSA, the VA manages multiple award contracts for medical equipment, supply, pharmaceutical, and service Schedule programs. With sales over $11 billion, the VA Schedules program offers state-of-the-art products and services including: Drugs, Pharmaceuticals, & Hematology Related Products; Medical Equipment & Supplies; Dental Equipment & Supplies; Patient Mobility Devices; X-Ray Equipment & Supplies; Invitro Diagnostics, Reagents, Test Kits, & Test Sets; Cost-Per-Test Clinical Laboratory Analyzer; Professional & Allied Healthcare Staffing Services; Medical Laboratory Testing & Analysis Services.
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The National Contract Service provides acquisition support of high tech medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, direct-to-patient distribution, and medical, surgical & dental supplies/equipment. Additionally, NCS manages the just-in-time delivery programs for pharmaceutical, subsistence, and medical/surgical items. NCS is also responsible for national committed use contracts and standardized blanket purchase agreements established against the Federal Supply Schedule Program.