CBSA and BIO Host Webinar: Developing + Distributing a COVID-19 Vaccine

This morning, CBSA partnered with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) to host a webinar about the ecosystem’s work to develop and deliver a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. The discuss...

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Weekly Policy Update: CBSA Virtual Roundtable with Congresswoman Diana DeGette

This week CBSA held a virtual roundtable with Congresswoman Diana DeGette, who represents Colorado’s first Congressional district. It was a great opportunity to showcase the critical health innovation...

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Weekly Policy Update: Polis Administration Holds Stakeholder Meeting on Canadian Drug Importation Program

On Thursday, the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing held a virtual stakeholder meeting to provide an update on the progress of Colorado’s Canadian drug importation program. The program was...

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CBSA Takes Positions on Statewide Ballot Measures Impacting Life Sciences Ecosystem

Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) leads Policy + Advocacy for Colorado’s life sciences community. We work for a pro-innovation policy environment to accelerate the growth of our life sciences eco...

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Weekly Policy Update: Colorado Life Sciences Leaders Update Senator Bennet on Critical COVID-19 Innovations

This afternoon CBSA hosted a virtual roundtable with Senator Michael Bennet to provide updates on the innovative work underway in Colorado to defeat COVID-19. In his opening comments, the Senator talk...

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Weekly Policy Update: Colorado Dept. of Labor & Employment Issues Proposed Rules on Equal Pay Transparency

On September 29, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) published proposed Equal Pay Transparency Rules (“EPT Rules”) providing guidance for implementation of the state’s new Equal Pay...

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Weekly Policy Update: FDA Moves Forward with Final Rule on Drug Importation

Yesterday the FDA issued their final rule and guidance on the importation of prescription drugs. They were first proposed last December, and CBSA worked with other state bioscience associations to sub...

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Weekly Policy Update: President Moves Forward with Most-Favored-Nation Drug Pricing Policy

On Sunday, President Trump issued an Executive Order on a drug pricing policy called “most-favored-nation.” The order directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and implement...

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Colorado Partners with Google and Apple to Launch Contact Tracing App

At a press conference on Tuesday, Governor Jared Polis announced that Colorado will partner with Google and Apple on a contact tracing app for COVID-19. By the end of September, any resident with a sm...

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Weekly Policy Update: CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Improve Coverage for Breakthrough Technologies

This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the long-awaited proposed rule on "Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technologies." The proposed rule would make significant cha...

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