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Department of Health and Human Services

Ensure adequate contract office support

I have been here for about a year and I have already seen two instances where my group was told that the contract modifications we proposed will not get done because the contracting office is "too busy". These two instances would have saved the government over 500,000 over time. This is just for a small division with a handful of contracts and I can only imagine how that would add up across the government.

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Department of Health and Human Services

Reduce squandered contract funds

Conduct an analysis of funds that are paid to contracts due to late payments by the govt for avoidable delays. Review reward fee structures on pay-for-performance contracts that are not adequately motivating the contractor to deliver the best product to the govt and adjust accordingly. I've seen a number of long-standing contractors start to ease-back while their performance slips, though we continue to rate and pay... more »

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