Who We Are

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.

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

CBO to Release Score of House-Passed GOP Healthcare Bill on May 24

Washington, DC, May 20, 2017The Hill reports that the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will release its analysis of the House-passed Republicans’ healthcare reform bill Wednesday afternoon, May 24.

The long-awaited analysis of the bill will give an idea of how the legislation will impact the deficit and how many people could lose coverage.

The initial version showed that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would increase the number of people without health insurance by 24 million by 2026. Continue reading

GOP Senators Warn House’s Trumpcare Bill Won’t Pass Without Changes; 50-Plus Republicans Skeptical of Obamacare Replacement Plan

Washington, DC, March 15, 2017 — By Kristina Peterson, Michelle Hackman and Louise Radnofsky report in The Wall Street Journal that Republican senators, alarmed by a nonpartisan report showing millions would lose insurance under the GOP health-care plan, warned Tuesday that the bill wouldn’t become law without fundamental changes.

Concerns mounted on Capitol Hill after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the independent legislative analyst, released a report on Monday that estimated the GOP health plan would reduce deficits by $337 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of uninsured by 24 million in 2026, compared with current law. Continue reading

CBO Report: GOP’s Health Care Bill Could Leave 24M More Without Coverage by 2026

Washington, DC, March 13, 2017 — The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released a report that finds the House Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion over a decade, but would also leave 24 million more Americans uninsured during that same period.

That legislation has already drawn opposition from major interest groups, health policy experts, and even some GOP lawmakers. Continue reading

Pressure Mounts on Republicans for Post-Obamacare Plan Following CBO Report

Obamacare battleWashington, DC, January 18, 2017The Washington Post today reports that a new analysis that at least 18 million people could lose health insurance in the first year if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without replacing it intensified the battle this week over the landmark health-care law as President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans try to figure out how to dismantle it.

Democrats seized on the report, issued Tuesday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, to discredit Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and rally Americans who are insured under the program. Continue reading