The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is full of important changes that will affect federal contracting going forward.
One of these important changes severely limits the use of lowest-price technically-acceptable (LPTA) evaluations in Department of Defense (DoD) procurements. Following the change, “best value” tradeoffs will be prioritized for DoD acquisitions. This post briefly examines when LPTA procurements will and won’t be allowed under the 2017 NDAA.
The 2017 NDAA sets a new DoD policy: To avoid using LPTA evaluations when doing so would deny DoD with the benefits of cost and technical tradeoffs.
Keep reading this article at: http://smallgovcon.com/statutes-and-regulations/2017-ndaa-restricts-dods-use-of-lpta-procedures/