Rotech Sues VA Over Home Oxygen Contract

Law360, Washington (February 21, 2012, 5:41 PM EST) -- Home medical equipment supplier Rotech Healthcare Inc. on Friday protested the terms of a U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs home oxygen contract solicitation, alleging its parameters create an unfair contract award system.

The company, which has been a government contractor for 16 years, alleged a VA solicitation to provide home oxygen to beneficiaries from three Michigan and Illinois hospitals gives unfair advantages to small and veteran-owned businesses, which wouldn't be able to fulfill the contract obligations on their own, according to the complaint filed in the...
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