Weekly Policy Update: President Biden Takes Immediate Action

On January 20, President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders, just hours after taking his oath of office. In addition to reversing some of the steps taken by the Trump Administration over th...

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Weekly Policy Update: CMS Finalizes New Pathway for Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technologies

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule this week that creates a new, voluntary pathway for immediate, national Medicare coverage for medical technologies approved...

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Weekly Policy Update: Small Business Administration Releases New Details for Paycheck Protection Program

The Small Business Administration (SBA) released new guidance this week for the next round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Congress authorized $284.45 billion to go towards PPP loans as pa...

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Weekly Policy Update: CBSA Prepares for the 2021 Legislative Session

On January 13, the Colorado General Assembly will convene for a short time to address urgent business and then take a temporary recess, with the aim of returning to the state Capitol on February 16 to...

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Congress Passes New COVID Relief Package: What it Means for Colorado Life Sciences

Late last night Congress passed a $900 billion coronavirus aid package that will provide emergency economic relief and stimulate the nation’s economy. This is the first COVID-19 relief measure that Co...

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Weekly Policy Update: December Revenue Forecast Shows More Money Than Expected to Support Recovery

Today the Governor’s Office of State Planning & Budgeting and the state’s Legislative Council presented their December economic and revenue forecasts to the General Assembly’s Joint Budget Committ...

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Weekly Policy Update: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in Colorado

The last week has been groundbreaking for science and health innovation. On Friday, December 11, the U.S. FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and B...

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CBSA Applauds Senator Bennet for Legislation to Ensure Patient Access to Leading-Edge Diagnostics

Yesterday Senator Michael Bennet introduced new legislation in the U.S. Senate that aims to ensure timely Medicare coverage for new, innovative tests that detect multiple types of cancer before sympto...

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OEDIT Convenes State Legislators for Session on Advanced Industries

On Wednesday, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) partnered with CBSA and the six other advanced industries to host an informational session for state legislato...

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Weekly Policy Update: Colorado Special Session Recap

The Colorado General Assembly met for a three-day Special Session this week to pass an economic stimulus package that provides support and relief to certain small businesses, education providers, and...

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