The requirement is for providing health insurance services for the locally employed staff (LES) at the U.S. Embassy Bogota. The potential number of employees is approximately 580 with approximately 1000 eligible dependents. Please note that these are only estimated quantities for the purpose of this advance notice. Please note that this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date. The Embassy of the United States in Colombia will launch the solicitation on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website when it is available.


The anticipated performance period is for a base year, with four one-year option periods, if exercised by the Government. All responsible sources may submit a quotation which will be considered.



The Government intends to award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the lowest priced technically acceptable offeror who is a responsible contractor. The Government may award the contract based on the initial offer without discussion. The resultant contract will be a firm fixed price type contract.



The Government is planning a pre-quotation conference on Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00AM at Carrera 45 #24B-27 in Bogotá, Colombia



All contractors have to be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) Database https://www.sam.gov prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 52.204-7. Therefore prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of quotations/proposals.



The guidelines for registration in SAM are also available at: https://www.fsd.gov/fsd-gov/learning-center-system.do?sysparm_system=SAM
No electronic offers will be accepted. Please mail your offer to the contracting office listed in this notice prior to the response date and time.



Electronic Submission/Responses:

No electronic offers will be accepted. Please mail your offer to the contracting office listed in this notice prior to the response date and time.

Deadline Date2019-07-22
Publication Date2019-06-12
CountryColombia
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfEric Kramp, Contracting Officer, Phone 5712752000, Email KrampEJ@state.gov - Edwin Agudelo, Procurement Supervisor, Phone 573212279620, Email agudeloey@state.gov
AddressCarrera 45 No. 24B-27 Bogota, D.C. 1
Class DescriptionSocial services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-05-17

Health insurance services for the locally employed staff (LES) at the U.S. Embassy Bogota

Please note this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date. The Embassy of the United States in Colombia will launch the solicitation on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website when it is available.

The requirement is for providing health insurance services for the locally employed staff (LES) at the U.S. Embassy Bogota. The potential number of employees is approximately 580 with approximately 1000 eligible dependents. Please note that these are only estimated quantities for the purpose of this advance notice. Please note that this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date. The Embassy of the United States in Colombia will launch the solicitation on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website when it is available.

The anticipated performance period is for a base year, with four one-year option periods, if exercised by the Government. All responsible sources may submit a quotation which will be considered. 

 
The Government intends to award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the lowest priced technically acceptable offeror who is a responsible contractor. The Government may award the contract based on the initial offer without discussion. The resultant contract will be a firm fixed price type contract. 

 
The Government is planning a pre-quotation conference and the date for this conference will be in the solicitation. 

 
All contractors have to be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) Database https://www.sam.gov prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 52.204-7. Therefore prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of quotations/proposals. 

 
The guidelines for registration in SAM are also available at: https://www.fsd.gov/fsd-gov/learning-center-system.do?sysparm_system=SAM
No electronic offers will be accepted. Please mail your offer to the contracting office listed in this notice prior to the response date and time. 

 
Electronic Submission/Responses:

No electronic offers will be accepted. Please mail your offer to the contracting office listed in this notice prior to the response date and time.

Publication Date2019-05-17
CountryColombia
Procurement StatusFuture
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfEric Kramp, Contracting Officer, Phone 5712752000, Email KrampEJ@state.gov - Edwin Agudelo, Procurement Supervisor, Phone 573212279620, Email agudeloey@state.gov
AddressCarrera 45 No. 24B-27 Bogota, D.C. 1
Class DescriptionSocial services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

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