Category: Capitol Hill
Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) introduces a new bill to create fast-track approvals at the FDA for breakthrough medical devices.
A new Senate bill introduced yesterday would create a fast-track program at the FDA for breakthrough medical devices
The bill, S. 1077 or " A bill to provide for expedited development of and priority review for breakthrough devices," was sponsored by Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and co-sponsored by Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.).
A subcommittee of the U.S. Senate's powerful Finance Committee holds a hearing on the medical device tax.
A U.S. Senate subcommittee today held a hearing on the medical device tax featuring testimony about its deleterious effects from industry and patient advocates.
House Democrats float another bid to repeal the medical device tax, mirroring a similar Senate bill that would replace the revenues by closing tax loopholes for the energy industry.
House Democrats last month introduced yet another bill that would do away with the medical device tax enacted as part of Obamacare.
The U.S. Senate passes a bill to repair the reimbursement formula for doctors participating in Medicare, just in time to head off a 21% pay cut.
(Reuters) — Congress today approved a bill to repair the formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, marking a rare bipartisan achievement just in time to head off a 21% cut in the doctors' pay.
The U.S. Senate's Finance Committee preps for hearings on repealing Obamacare's medical device tax.
The powerful finance committee in the U.S. Senate is preparing to hold hearings on repealing the medical device tax, starting with the healthcare subcommittee chaired by Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Penn.).
A bipartisan group of freshman legislators pushes U.S. House speaker Rep. John Boehner to fast-track a vote on repealing the medical device tax.
A group of 41 freshman legislators from 27 states yesterday urged U.S. House speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) to fast-track a vote on repealing the medical device tax this month.
The U.S. Senate delays a vote on the so-called 'doc fix' bill to change the way Medicare pays doctors, which passed the House earlier this week.
(Reuters) — The U.S. Senate will wait more than 2 weeks before acting on a bill to permanently fix the flawed formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, after an April 1 deadline to start a 21% cut in payment rates.