Ideas. Action. Results.

How Can We Fix the Opioid Crisis: Four Ideas

Anand Parekh, MD, Ashley Ridlon / Blog June 13, 2018

Will enacting hundreds of well-intentioned policy proposals reduce opioid overdose deaths, the numbers of newly addicted Americans, and the costs to society?

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Budgeting for Medical Countermeasures

National Security / Research February 13, 2018

Preparedness against a chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) threat requires a sustained and multi-pronged approach by both the public and private sectors.

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Passage of FDA Reauthorization Act is Important Milestone for Patients

Health / Press Release August 3, 2017

Congress took an important step to bring safe and effective treatments and cures to patients by passing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Reauthorization Act of 2017.

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Senate HELP Committee’s Passage of Bipartisan FDA Reauthorization Important Milestone for Patients

Health / Press Release May 11, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center applauds the Senate HELP Committee for passing the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017.

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Government Spending Bill Includes Important Funding for Accelerating Cures

Janet M. Marchibroda, Timothy Swope / Blog May 5, 2017

The bill provides a $2 billion increase in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support important research.

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FDA User Fees are Critical to Bringing Safe, Effective Cures to Patients

Health / Press Release April 26, 2017

User fees play a critical role in providing the FDA the resources it needs to maintain the gold standard in both the review and approval of drugs

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Considerations for the FDA's User Fee Reauthorization Bill

Health / Research April 26, 2017

Timely completion and passage of FDA user fee reauthorization legislation is a crucial next step toward helping Americans in need.

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We can improve and modernize the drug development process

Health / News March 8, 2017

The bigger concern is the fact that it takes more than ten years and $2 billion to develop a new drug from a molecule to a medicine.

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Bipartisan action will accelerate cures for Americans

Health / News November 22, 2016

Congress has four remaining work weeks in Washington to hash out the budget and hopefully finish work on the “21st Century Cures” legislation.

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Realizing the Promise of Medical Innovation

Health / November 17, 2016 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

BPC’s Health Innovation Initiative hosted a discussion to explore priorities for medical innovation in the lame duck and the new administration.

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