Subpart 828.3 - Insurance
828.306 Insurance under fixed-price contracts.
(a) The contracting officer shall insert the provision at 852.228-71, Indemnification and Insurance, in solicitations when utilizing term contracts or contracts of a continuing nature for ambulance, automobile and aircraft service.
(b) Paragraph (a) of this section does not apply to emergency or sporadic ambulance service authorized by VA Manual MP-1, Part II, Chapter 3, or other emergency or sporadic vehicle or aircraft services if both of the following conditions exist:
(1) The service is not used solely for the purpose of avoiding entering into a continuing contract.
(2) The services will be obtained from firms known to carry insurance coverage in accordance with State or local requirements.