Improving Healthcare Outcomes with Technology & Management Solutions

GSA Stars II

TMI Solutions, Inc
Contract Number: GS-06F-0835Z

TMI Solutions, Inc was awarded the GSA 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II (STARS II) vehicle within Constellation One & Functional Area 1. This vehicle is designed to promote small business utilization when purchasing information technology (IT) services or IT services-based solutions for the federal government.

Under the STARS II vehicle, TMI Solutions, Inc is eligible for the following functional area:

FA1: 541511- CUSTOM COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES

  •  Custom computer applications software programming services
  • Custom computer program or software development
  • Custom computer programming services
  • Custom computer software analysis and design services
  • Custom computer software programming services
  • Custom computer software support services
  • Web (i.e. Internet) page design services, custom

Benefits of STARS II include: 8(a) socioeconomic credit transferrable to the agency; pre-competed, easy to use contracts; access to proven 8(a) small business technology providers; shortened procurement lead time; and a low user access fee (0.75 percent) built into contractor’s ceiling prices. 

8(a) STARS II Features 8(a) STARS II Benefits to Federal Agencies
10B program ceiling and five-year base period with one, five-year option. Allows for long term planning of large scale program requirements.
Directed task orders up to $4M. Enhanced opportunities for 8(a) firms.
Contract types include: fixed price, labor hour, and time and material terms. Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk.
Permits other direct costs when it is integral and necessary to the IT effort. Facilitates integrated IT solutions.
Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505. Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time.
Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small business industry partners. Enables Federal clients to earn 8(a) small business credit.
Complimentary scope compatibility reviews. Promotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits.
Compliance with Section 843 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2008 and Section 863 of NDAA 2009. FAR 16.505 Fair Opportunity process supports best value awards.
No protests on orders under $10M, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the GWAC. Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support