How to Use This Tool
- Use this guide to determine the fee cap for all CIO-CS orders.
Tips on Using This Tool
- Refer to this memo to determine the NCAF for any order base or optional period (not to exceed 12 months) with funding in excess of $20 million.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the NIH Contract Access Fee (NACF) a separate line item?
Yes, the CIO-CS NCAF is listed as a separate Contract Line Item Number (CLIN) on contract holder quotes by default. The CIO-CS NCAF is fixed at .35 percent (.0035) and is calculated using the following formula: Total NCAF = Total Award Value * NCAF Percentage Example: Total Award Value ($5 Million) * NCAF .35% (0.0035) = $17,500 The NCAF is applied to the total award value for contractor performance inclusive of the commodities and commodity enabling services.
Are all products and services on the CIO-CS contract commercially available?
Yes, all products and services on the CIO-CS contract are commercially available.
How many contract holders are on CIO-CS?
All CIO-CS Contract Holders are listed on the NITAAC website on the contract holder search page here: https://nitaac.nih.gov/search/contract-holders/?f%5B0%5D=sm_og_group_ref%3Anode%3A1021