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General Research and Support Services

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Request for Proposals

The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) is accepting proposals for General Research and Support Services.

Solicitation No. AHRQ-01-0001; 100-percent Small Business Set-Aside under SIC Code 8742-Offers are solicited from small business concerns only.

Proposals Due: July 18, 2000

Contracting Office: Agency for Health Care Research and Quality; Division of Contracts Management, 2101 East Jefferson Street, Suite 601, Rockville, MD 20852; E-mail:

The synopsis for this requirement was published in the Commerce Business Daily on May 17, 2000. The solicitation was issued on June 1, 2000. Full text can be downloaded from the AHRQ Web site. Select to access Downloading Information. Printed copies are also available by writing to the address above. No telephone requests for the RFP will be accepted.

It is anticipated that one contract will be awarded for a five-year contract period. It is anticipated that award of this contract will not take place until early FY 2001 (October/November 2000). Therefore, funds are not presently available for this contract. Please review FAR 52.232-18, Availability of Funds, found in Section I of the RFP, for further information.

The purpose of this contract is to provide services to AHRQ components in many areas including meeting management and support; the development and preparation of documentation, such as writing, editing and reproduction of reports and proceedings; technical and administrative services such as literature searches, identification and recruitment of specialized expertise; and preparation for and conduct of meetings related to Agency management matters.

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Current as of June 2000

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