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Procurement at the VA is decentralized across a nationwide system of hospitals, clinics, regional offices, data processing centers, and National Cemeteries. These organizations may procure items from the GSA schedules, the DLA inventory, and from vendors. Most small purchases are procured directly from vendors.

I. What Products Does VA Buy Most?

Product Dollar Amount (1995)
Drugs and biologicals
$450,887,000
Medical and surgical instruments, equipment, and supplies
$85,039,000
X-ray equipment and supplies: medical, dental, veterinary
$84,106,000
Automated data processing (ADP) components
$73,398,000
ADP equipment system configuration
$56,079,000
Telephone and telegraph equipment
$37,218,000
Hospital furniture, equipment, utensils, and supplies
$19,809,000
ADP software
$17,902,000
Blood
$17,062,000
Office furniture
$16,780,000


II. Purchasing Offices to Contact at the VA

Office Telephone
National Acquisition Center
(708) 216-2479
  • Federal Supply Schedule Division
(708) 216-2481
  • Wholesale Distribution Division
(708) 216-2413
  • Pharmaceutical Products Division
(708) 216-2522
  • Medical Equipment Division
(708) 216-2132
VA Medical and Regional Office Centers
  • Delaware
(302) 633-5368
  • Hawaii
(808) 541-1441
  • Kansas
(316) 685-2221
  • Maine
(207) 623-5746
  • Montana
(406) 442-6410
  • New York
(518) 462-3311
  • North Dakota
(701) 239-3730
  • Wyoming
(307) 778-7326


III. Who Do I Contact at VA?

Name Telephone
Fred Martinez, Procurement Analyst
(202) 273-6119
Scott Denniston, Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
(202) 565-8124

 
IV. What Information Sources are Available?

Brochures:

Internet:

* The Procurement Forecast is required by every Federal Agency and is a projection of Agency purchases and contracts for the next fiscal year.

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