GAO Nixes Protest Over VA Home Oxygen Supply Contract

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 4:41 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs properly backed its decision not to set aside a home oxygen services contract exclusively for small businesses, according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office decision made public Wednesday denying a medical product supplier's bid protest.

According to the decision, dated Nov. 8, VA had properly determined through broad market research and analyses of bid proposals from small businesses that it was unlikely to receive bids from at least two small businesses capable of meeting all of the requirements of the...
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