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The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.

CMS Reports 295K from New Jersey Enrolled in Obamacare in 2016

Trenton, NJ, March 17, 2017 — Anjalee Khemlani reports in NJBIZ that New Jersey saw about 295,000 enrollees in the Affordable Care Act marketplace this year, according to numbers released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

According to the CMS data, that is an increase from 288,000 who selected a marketplace plan in 2016.

In rankings of financial assistance and consumers who switched plans, New Jersey was placed in the bottom half of the list, according to CMS data.

The majority of enrollees, more than 234,000, signed up for silver plans. Nationally, 71 percent of enrollees signed up for the silver plans.

The largest bump in enrollment came in the middle of December last year, right before the holidays, according to CMS data.

The average premium paid by New Jerseyans was $479, ranking it 27th on the list of average premiums around the country, and the largest group of enrollees in the state are ages 55-64.

For Khemlani’s full story, click here.

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