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The mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is to provide benefits and services to Veterans of the United States, their caregivers, and/or beneficiaries. VHA provides care for Veterans in person at more than 1,400 VA facilities, through the community care network, and through VA’s extensive use of connected care. In addition, VHA connected care leverages advanced technologies to connect with increasing numbers of Veterans and provide them with access to VA care from their homes and communities. 

The VHA Office of Connected Care (OCC) is charged with the design, development, implementation, and management of connected care programs, systems, and services throughout the VA. An outline of the current state of OCC is included in Attachment A, Background. To continue the critical operation of VA’s connected care network, OCC requires contractor support for program integration and project management, including program management and program integration support; project, release, and implementation management support; communications support, and training development, delivery, and implementation.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Connected Care (OCC) is conducting market research for the purpose of identifying potentially capable providers of the supplies represented by this notice. Specific details provided in the downloadable attachments. All responses shall be in the questionnaire tool and links are identified in the Sources Sought Instructions to Respondents. Questions will be submitted by email address below with the subject line OCC PEI and SEI RFI RESPONSE and YOUR COMPANY NAME Please send to:

Solicitation and associated documents can be found at the following link:

Reminder 36U101220Q0008 posted on 12/8/2021 is in addition to these requirements.

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Please note: Content on this Web page is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide legal advice or to be a comprehensive statement or analysis of application statures, regulations, and case law governing this topic. Rather, it's a plain language summary. If you are seeking claims assitance, your local VA regional office, a VA-recognized Veterans Service Organization, or a VA-accredited attorney or agent can help.