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Top 5 AmerisourceBergen Government Contracts

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AmerisourceBergen Corporation is one of the most notable suppliers of over-the-counter medicine, pharmaceuticals, and health care equipment in the United States.

AmerisourceBergen also provides healthcare and pharmaceutical-related services, logistics, reimbursement, and consulting aids to the federal government. Learn more about the top AmerisourceBergen government contracts here.

1. AmerisourceBergen won the prime vendor contract for the worldwide distribution of pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical-related products

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  • Contracting activity: Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support
  • Contract type: Firm-fixed-price contract
  • Value: $4 billion
  • Contract date: November 13, 2014

On November 13, 2014, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support awarded AmerisourceBergen the firm-fixed-price arrangement for the prime vendor pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical-related products, support, and worldwide distribution. The contract entails provisions for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, DoD retirees and dependents, and civilians of federal agencies.

The 30-month base contract with three 30-month option periods was worth $4 billion and awarded to AmerisourceBergen against three other bidders. Work was executed in Pennsylvania, and the contract was completed on May 12, 2017.

2. AmerisourceBergen Corp. won the contract to support DHA’s Tricare Pharmacy Program

  1. The Defense Health Agency awards AmerisourceBergen for drug distribution

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  • Contracting activity: Defense Health Agency
  • Contract type: Firm-fixed-price requirements contract
  • Value: $6 Billion
  • Contract date: July 14, 2022

AmerisourceBergen acquired the contract of the Defense Health Agency’s Tricare Pharmacy Program worth $6 billion. Under its terms, AmerisourceBergen Corp. will act as the national prime vendor to supply and restock pharmaceutical goods and services to Tricare’s ordering sites and the Pharmaceutical Prime Vendor Global War Readiness Material.

One of Tricare’s ordering sites is Express Scripts, an online pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) that offers a wide selection of drugs and specialty pharmaceuticals that are hard to procure. It also makes prescription medication safer and more affordable for customers and patients.

The DHA’s contract follows a firm-fixed-price arrangement, with a two-year base followed by three two-year option periods, and was given to AmerisourceBergen. Work commenced in the continental US and will be completed by December 16, 2024.

3. HHS awarded the contract for expanding monkeypox vaccine allocation and treatments to AmerisourceBergen

AmerisourceBergen wins contract for the distribution of monkeypox vaccine and other pharmaceutical products.

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  • Contracting activity: Department of Health and Human Services
  • Contract type: Firm-fixed-price contract
  • Value: $20 Million
  • Contract date: September 6, 2022

AmerisourceBergen secured the HHS’s contract allowing the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) to expand monkeypox vaccine distribution and treatments. The agreement significantly bolstered the number of weekly shipments and delivery locations, promoted medical aid delivery, and prevented further infection spread.

The firm-fixed-price agreement was worth $20 million and entailed that AmerisourceBergen provides 2,500 weekly shipments of Bavarian Nordic’s Jynneos vaccine for TPOXX distribution.

4. DLA Troop Support awarded AmerisourceBergen Corp. the pharmaceutical contract that benefits military customers

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  • Contracting activity: Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support
  • Value: $30 Billion
  • Contract date: July 14, 2022

The DLA Troop Support Medical Team awarded the drug distribution company the next-generation contract. It provides additional benefits to military clients and their dependents and support for the DHA’s mail-order pharmacy program. The deal also expands product availability and access to specialty pharmaceuticals.

This pharmaceutical agreement enabled customers to acquire medicines and pharmaceutical equipment that were previously inaccessible.

According to the DLA Troop Support, this is one of the most sizable deals awarded by the Defense Health Agency. It took the Troop Support Team a year to ensure that the deal was in accordance with every DHA requirement and regulation, policy, and acquisition law; the agreement was confirmed to be awarded at the most favorable price.

5. DLA awarded AmerisourceBergen the prime vendor contract for pharmaceuticals and related products to the southern region

AmerisourceBergen government contract for drug distribution and related services

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  • Contracting activity: Defense Logistics Agency
  • Contract type: Firm-fixed-price, bridge contract
  • Value: $66 million
  • Contract date: March 31, 2015

On March 15, 2015, the DLA awarded AmerisourceBergen Corporation the 37-day bridge contract worth $66 million. Under the contract’s terms, AmerisourceBergen will provide pharmaceuticals and related products to customers of the Department of Defense and its five military divisions located in the southern region.

The contract is a sole-source acquisition given to AmerisourceBergen with a fiscal 2015 appropriation type. It was begun in Pennsylvania and completed on April 30, 2015.

Frequently Asked Questions

When was AmerisourceBergen founded?

AmerisourceBergen Corporation was founded in 2001 through the merger between BrunswigBergen and Amerisource Health Corporation.

Who are the executives of AmerisourceBergen?

The executives comprising AmerisourceBergen Corporation’s leadership team include:

  • Steven H. Collis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  • Silvana Battaglia, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Elizabeth Campbell, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
  • Gina K. Clark, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications & Administration Officer
  • James F. Cleary, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Leslie Donato, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
  • Robert P. Mauch, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

What services does AmerisourceBergen offer?

AmerisourceBergen Corporation’s services include manufacturing and supplying, distributing services for humans and animals, offering pharmaceutical consulting services, and providing pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical-related products and equipment worldwide.

AmerisourceBergen Corporation: Building Healthier Futures

The government contracts AmerisourceBergen Corporation secured helped improve many people’s lives and the federal government’s ability to provide top-caliber health care supplies and services in the United States.

AmerisourceBergen’s foothold in the pharmaceutical industry enables it to build healthier futures, move health forward, and improve the well-being of humans and animals.

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