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Department of Veterans Affairs

Appropriate Hearing Aid Replacements

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In most VA systems, Veterans are entitled to 2 hearing aids once every 3 or 4 years. With improving technology and crafting, the average lifespan of hearing aids is now approximately five years.

A typical VA with 8 audiologists can expect to deliver approximately 80 hearing aids per week. With the average cost of hearing aids on contract at $850.00 per set of hearing aids, this leads to a cost of over $3.5 million... more »

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General Services Administration

Centralize USG Procurement & Erase Unintentional Competition

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We all know the USG’s Federal agencies, departments, bureaus, contractors etc. spend billions of dollars annually on the procurement of simple goods to run their offices and in-field operations.

These are basic products (paper, pens, power cords, post-its etc.) which any entity - public or private - requires to conduct a successful business. The items are mostly small in per-unit-price, yet when extrapolated to support... more »

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