• House Goes After Pharmaceutical Companies, Seeking Info on PPACA Negotiations

    • 08 May 2012
    An investigation by the US House Energy and Commerce Committee that began in January 2012 continues to escalate, with members of the committee directly targeting pharmaceutical companies in an attempt to discover what went on between the Obama administration and the pharmaceutical industry during negotiations on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010, reports Bloomberg . Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee oversee the healthcare sector, ...
  • FDA Releases Most Recent Accounts of MDUFA Negotiations, Unveils Upcoming Regulations

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a cache of meeting minutes from the February negotiations over the Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA) reauthorization language. The minutes give a timely look in to the negotiations over what many deem must-pass legislation. The minutes also give insight into future FDA medical device regulation. Minutes from the 17 February negotiations indicate that FDA is committed to exempting " additional low risk medical devi...