LifeCare, Inc., B-291672; B-291672.2, February 20, 2003 * REDACTED DECISION
B-291672,B-291672.2, Feb 20, 2003
Which was included as part of the solicitation. Stating that technical and past performance factors combined were more important than price. That is. Concluding on the basis of its initial evaluation that Ceridian's proposal was most advantageous to the government. A task order was subsequently awarded to Ceridian. Arguing there was no reasonable basis for the agency to conclude that LifeCare's proposal failed to provide the information required by the solicitation. We disagree. /15/ The evaluation of technical proposals is a matter within the discretion of the contracting agency. Since that agency is responsible for defining its needs and determining the best method of accommodating them.