GAO Nixes Protest Of Rotech's $68M Home Oxygen Contract

Law360, Chicago (July 15, 2013, 7:59 PM EDT) -- B&B Medical Services Inc. has lost its protest of a $68 million contract to provide veterans with home oxygen supplies that was awarded to now-bankrupt Rotech Healthcare Inc., according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office decision made public Friday.

The GAO rejected B&B’s argument that the contracting officer at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs failed to consider all of the available information about Rotech’s financial health and ethics record in determining that the company was a “responsible contractor,” according to the decision, which was originally...
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