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Cost Realism

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation, B-401068.14; B-401068.15, January 16, 2013

Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Health and Human Services   Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight:  GAO denied the protest of Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS), based on the award of a contract to National Government Services, Inc.…

American Technical Services, Inc., B-407168, B-407168.2, November 21, 2012

Link:  GAO Decision Protestor:  American Technical Services, Inc. Agency:  Department of the Navy Disposition:  Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest:  Protest that the agency performed an unreasonable cost realism analysis is denied where the record shows that the agency reasonably relied on indirect cost rate…

Science Applications International Corporation, B-406460, B-406460.2, June 7, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Science Applications International Corporation Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency performed an unreasonable cost realism analysis is denied where agency reasonably concluded that the awardee could hire qualified…

L-3 Services, Inc., B-406292, April 2, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: L-3 Services, Inc. Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest:       1.            Protest challenging agency’s cost realism evaluation of protester’s proposal is denied where the record demonstrates that the agency’s conclusions…

KPMG LLP, B-406409, B-406409.2, B-406409.3, B-406409.4, May 21, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: KPMG LLP Agency: Central Intelligence Agency Disposition: Protest Sustained. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency conducted misleading discussions where it advised protester during discussions that it should provide resumes for all proposed personnel for the lifespan of the…