Monthly Archives: June 2013

USDOT Inspector General Issues Audit Critical Of DBE Program

June 20th, 2013 (No Comments)

On April 23, 2013, two years after initiation of its audit, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a final audit report on the administration of the DOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program. In its audit, the OIG assessed whether (1) the DOT provides adequate DBE program management, (2) DOT’s […]

Commonwealth Court Voids Drug Contract Where Price Was Not A Factor In Contract Award

June 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

In March 2011, the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP), under a competitive sealed proposal process, seeking proposals for the supply of pharmaceuticals for its Developmentally Disabled Centers.  The pricing structure set out in the RFP provided that the winning vendor would be reimbursed through Medicare, Medical Assistance (MA), […]