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Doing Business with VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has contracting activities for VA Medical Centers (VAMC), VA Central Office in Washington, DC, Austin Automation Center, VA Health Administration Center, regional contracting centers, and specialized Acquisition offices, VA National Acquisition Center in Hines, Illinois; Denver Acquisition and Logistics Center in Denver, Colorado; the Technology Acquisition Center in Eatontown, New Jersey; and the Strategic Acquisition Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Doing Business with an Individual Medical Center

VISN mapVA operates a nationwide system of hospitals, clinics, regional offices, data processing centers, and National Cemeteries that require a broad spectrum of goods and services.  VA purchases these goods and services on a national, regional, and local level.  Regardless of how large or small a business is, VA is a potential customer.  Each facility, purchases a majority of its requirements for direct delivery through the local Acquisition office.  Eligible businesses are encouraged to contact each facility for inclusion in its procurement process.

What do they buy?

Although there are certain priority sources identified by Federal regulations, each facility purchases a considerable amount of its requirements from both local and nationwide sources.

Examples of items purchased by VA:

  • Pharmaceuticals and medical and surgical supplies
  • Perishable subsistence
  • Equipment, supplies, and materials for facility operation
  • Maintenance and repair of medical and scientific equipment
  • Building construction, maintenance, and repair
  • Prosthetic and orthopedic aids
  • Medical gases

Doing Business with VA Central Office

Image of VACO buildingProgram Offices listed below may be contacted for information relative to their procurements:

Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. 20420, for:

  • Information technology systems and equipment
  • Telecommunications systems and equipment

Office of Construction and Facilities Management, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. 20420, for:

  • Large medical center construction
  • Architect/Engineer services

The Director, National Cemetery System, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery System, 5101 Russell Road, Quantico, VA 22143, for:

  • Grave markers

The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. 20420, for:

The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Operations, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. 20420, for:

The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. 20420, for:

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