Links & Resources
HHS Acquistion Policy and Guidance
HHS Site with information on regulations, class deviations, policy, acquisition
guidance, contract file checklists, templates and guides.
Electronic Request for Quote (RFQ) / Request for Proposal
General Services Administration Electronic Request for Quote (RFQ) / Request for Proposal (RFP) system.
Market Research Assistance
Search engine for manufacturers, distributors and service providers.
HHS Acquisition Workforce Planning and Certification
Career Planning for acquisition workforce, including information on FAC-C
(Contract Specialist) and FAC-P/PM (Project Manager) certifications.
The Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) Internet Training Application System
(FAITAS) is for use only by Federal Departments/Agencies/Bureau employees to
submit training applications for FAI/Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Training.
This includes cla
Defense Acquisition University.
HHS Learning Portal
HHS online training resource.
Information and Training on Section 508.
Small and Disadvantage Business Utilization
HHS Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
Other Helpful Links
IHS procurement system.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
UFMS (Unified Financial Management System) is a business management tool that
will provide relevant, reliable and timely information to improve the efficiency
and effectiveness of financial, business and operational functions.
Department Contracts Information Systerm (DCIS)
HHS contracts reporting tool.
Onlince Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA)
An e-Government initiative that was designed by the Integrated Acquisition
Environment (IAE) to replace the paper based Representations and Certifications
(Reps and Certs) process.
Excluded Parties List System (EPLS)
Online tool used to efficiently and conveniently disseminating information
on parties that are excluded from receiving Federal contracts, certain subcontracts,
and certain Federal financial and nonfinancial assistance and benefits, pursuant
to the provisions of 31 U.S.C. 6101, note, E.O. 12549, E.O. 12689, 48 CFR 9.404,
and each agency's codification of the Common Rule for Nonprocurement suspension
Central Contractor Registration (CCR)
This is the Government’s primary repository for contractor information
(FAR Part 4).
Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS)
A web based contractor rating system, CPAR’s assesses a contractor's performance and provides a record, both positive and negative, on a given contractor during a specific period of time