Weekly Policy Update: More Medical Device Tax News and the 2018 Farm Bill

TheHouse Ways and Means Committee this week released a new extenders package which included a 5-year extension on the medical device excise tax moratorium. The 2.3% levy on the sale of prescribed medi...

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Weekly Policy Update: Protecting Medicare Beneficiaries and Medical Device Tax Work

A recent proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would implement an unprecedented Part B demo that could harm Medicare beneficiaries. We believe this would alter the entire...

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Weekly Policy Update: November Recap

The November Focus newsletter was published this afternoon with Jennifer’s recap of the full month in policy news. Topics covered include: November Elections At the federal level Republicans have reta...

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Weekly Policy Update: Leadership Elections in the Colorado General Assembly

With final certification of ballots by the Secretary of State the final tally for the Democrats in the House is 41, leaving Republicans with only 24 seats. Democrats in the Senate hold the majority by...

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Weekly Policy Update: Election Report

Federal In the Senate, Republicans have retained their majority. The Republicans control 51 seats, the Democrats 44. In the House, Democrats will take the majority by more than 25 seats. Democrats con...

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Weekly Policy Update: An October Recap

This week, the October Focus newsletter was published for a more detailed look at policy, and other issues, please read Jennifer’s monthly policy update. Some of the featured content includes: GET OUT...

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Weekly Policy Update: Get Out and Vote!

We know elections are important and that they shape the outcomes of our State, the economy and ultimately impact our industry, bioscience. The Election takes place on November 6, 2018. We encourage yo...

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Weekly Policy Update: Bills Banning Pharmacy Gag Clauses

Last week President Trump signed two bills (Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act and Know the Lowest Price Act) into law that ban gag clauses that were called for in the American Patients First bluep...

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Weekly Policy Update: Bioscience in Recent National and International News

A quick recap of bioscience in recent national and international news. President Trump recently signed a bill prohibiting pharmacy benefit managers from imposing “gag orders” on pharmacists that preve...

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Weekly Policy Update: Advancing Innovation in Digital Health

Over the last year, in fact, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has put an emphasis on speeding up the process in getting technology and medications out to the public. This is evidenced by the new Pre- C...

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