Feds Spend Billions On COVID-19 Contracts, Often Without Fully Competitive Bidding

Posted by on June 9, 2020 5:01 am
Categories: US National Stories

NPR reviewed a database of thousands of contracting actions connected to the COVID-19 public health crisis and identified more than 250 companies that got federal contracts worth more than $1 million without going through a fully competitive bidding process.

In the government’s hurried pandemic response, more than 250 companies, some with little or no medical supply experience, got contracts worth more than $1 million without fully competitive bidding.

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