Weekly Policy Update: Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) Pathway

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) submitted comments last week to the Centers for Medicare...

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Weekly Policy Update: Legislators of the Year Announced + TRIPS Waiver Update

Legislators of the Year  CBSA recognized four state legislators for their leadership on issues critical to life sciences, earlier this week at the Innovation Forward Forum + Awards Cele...

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Colorado BioScience Association Recognizes Legislators of the Year at Innovation Forward: Forum + Awards Celebration

Four State Legislators Honored for their Leadership on Issues Important to Life Sciences Denver – Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) honored Colorado’s life sciences community at the  Innovat...

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Weekly Policy Update: Prescription Drug Affordability Review Board Members Appointed

This week, Governor Polis announced the appointment of the inaugural five members of the Prescription Drug Affordability Review Board (PDAB). The PDAB was created through the legislature’s passage and...

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Weekly Policy Update: Tax and Investment Implications within the Budget Reconciliation Package

In addition to the price-setting policies from H.R. 3, which are already included in House Democrats' version of the 10-year, $3.5 trillion spending plan, two tax policies along with ch...

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Weekly Policy Update: State Budget Forecast

The Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB), along with nonpartisan Legislative Council staff, presented similar budget forecasts during their quarterly presentations to the...

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Weekly Policy Update: Congressional Drug Pricing Effort Advances

House Democrats are in the process of including the policies contained within H.R. 3 into their 10-year, $3.5 trillion spending plan that they hope to pass using the budget reconciliation process.  Cu...

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Weekly Policy Update: Biden Administration Releases Drug Pricing Plan

The Biden Administration through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a white paper detailing multiple policy strategies to address prescription drug costs, the paper is in resp...

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Weekly Policy Update: New Survey Provides Limited Insight into Coloradans' views on Healthcare

Consumers for Quality Care (CQC) who state they are a coalition of advocates and former policymakers working to provide a voice for patients in the health care debate as they demand better care, relea...

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Weekly Policy Update: CBSA Applauds Senator Bennet’s Leadership on Early Cancer Detection Legislation

Last week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet hosted a roundtable discussion on his Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act. Kathleen (Kiki) Traylor, M.D., State Affairs Directo...

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