Circular 14/2020/TT-BYT medical equipment bidding at public health establishments
Guide the preparation of bidding dossiers and dossiers of requirements of medical equipment
On July 10, 2020, the Ministry of Health issues the Circular No. 14/2020/TT-BYT providing for medical equipment bidding at public health establishments.
Accordingly, in addition to regulations of the Bidding Law No. 43/2013/QH13, Decree No. 63/2014/ND-CP and relevant guiding documents, the preparation of bidding dossiers and dossiers of requirements must comply with the following regulations:
Firstly, classifying medical equipment, in which each type of medical equipment can be classified into one or multiple groups according to their necessity, uses and values.
Next, technical requirements of medical equipment shall be established according to its necessity and uses. Contractors shall be requested to provide the number of receipts for declaration of eligibility for trading medical equipment, circulation number or import license number of proposed medical equipment.
Noticeably, not making requirements or orientations for contractors participating in bidding to offer import products if domestically manufactured or assembled products are qualified in terms of quality, quantity and prices; complying with incentive requirements (criteria, incentive value calculation and supporting documents) in accordance with law provisions on bidding, etc.
This Circular takes effect from September 1, 2020.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Hanoi, July 10, 2020
Providing for medical equipment bidding at public health establishments
Pursuant to the Bidding Law No. 43/2013/QH13 dated November 26, 2013;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 63/2014/ND-CP dated June 26, 2014, detailing a number of articles of the Bidding Law regarding contractor selection;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 36/2016/ND-CP dated May 15, 2016, on medical equipment management, which is amended and supplemented by the Government’s Decree No. 169/2018/ND-CP dated December 31, 2018 and Decree No. 03/2020/ND-CP dated January 1, 2020;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 75/2017/ND-CP dated June 20, 2017, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Health;
At the proposal of the Director of the Department of Medical Equipment and Works,
The Minister of Health promulgates the Circular providing for medical equipment bidding at public health establishments.
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Circular provides for a number of contents regarding:
1. Classification and bidding into groups of medical equipment bidding packages.
2. Report on the implementation of medical equipment bidding.
3. Preparation of bidding dossiers and dossiers of requirements.
4. Plan for selection of contractors for procurement of medical equipment.
Article 2. Scope of regulation
1. This Circular applies to the procurement of medical equipment of public health establishments that are funded by the following sources:
a) State budget for current expenditure in accordance with the Law on State Budget allocated by competent agencies in annual budget expenditure estimates of agencies or units (including additional funding sources in the year);
b) Non-business funding sources for the execution of national target programs without establishment of investment projects;
c) Credit capital guaranteed by the State and other capital managed by the State;
d) Official development assistance (ODA): loans and non-refundable aids balanced in current expenditures of the state budget; donations and aids from foreign non-governmental organizations, domestic and foreign individuals and organizations that belong to the state budget (unless otherwise prescribed by the treaty on ODA or concessional loan to which the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a signatory);