Government Contract | Vermont

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000490721


Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 02/19/2016

Close Date: 03/23/2016

Purchase Type: July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By Optional 03/04/2016, Pre-Bid Conference 03/10/2016 10:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Department for Children and Families (DCF) is seeking to establish a purchasing agreement with a company that can provide genetic testing services for the Vermont Office of Child Support (OCS). DCF is requesting proposals for parentage testing services from licensed and accredited laboratories. These laboratories must provide blood and genetic marker testing services, including DNA testing. The laboratory must also have the ability to provide comprehensive specimen collection services throughout the State of Vermont.The full scope of the contract includes two levels of service. The first level of service would be to conduct genetic testing on samples received by the OCS and to provide the test results to all parties. The second level of service would be to provide specimen collection services throughout the State of Vermont, conduct genetic testing on the samples taken, and provide the results to all parties. Providing specimen collection services includes scheduling sample collections, collecting samples and transporting samples. In addition to the services mentioned above, the vendor will be responsible for providing management reports, providing litigation support services, invoicing for services, and providing an end-of-year report on services rendered. Service Level 1- Genetic Testing Services Service Level 2- Specimen Collection and Genetic Testing Services 1. Provide sampling kits to the Office of Child Support (OCS). 2. Conduct genetic testing on samples received from the OCS. 3. Data enter information on OCS ACCESS mainframe system. 4. Provide test results to all parties. 5. Provide management reports & end of year report on services rendered. 6. Provide litigation support services as needed. 7. Provide invoicing for services. 8. Provide technical assistance & training as needed; specifically related to specimen collection procedures

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Product Code: 95248

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Vermont - Department for Children and Families (DCF)

State: Vermont

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, Vermont, 05671



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