Category Archives: Legislation

New Directions for FDA, Part 2 – Regulatory Matters

In Part 1 about change facing FDA, we looked at the 21st Century Cures Act and some of the change that would be in store for FDA. But in this post-election cycle, there is more than pending legislation that could … Continue reading

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New Directions for FDA, Part 1 – 21st Century Cures

One of the often stated priorities for lame-duck Congress has been voting on the 21st Century Cures Act. In a press release from Saturday, November 26 from the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the House is set to vote on … Continue reading

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Local Ballot Initiatives Impacting Health and Healthcare

There is a good deal of commentary about what happened at the nationally in this year’s election cycle. But a good deal happened at the state level as well – things that will impact healthcare and may influence how other … Continue reading

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This is Your State, This is Your State on Drugs

I always enjoy doing a periodic check in on what states are doing when it comes to healthcare issues. Utilizing the excellent data base resources at the National Conference of State Legislatures, one can examine numerous categories of legislation that … Continue reading

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This is Your State – This is Your State on Drugs

In years gone by, I have taken occasion to write a posting with this title to take a look at the policy activity that is going on at the state level that impacts medicines. It has been a few years … Continue reading

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