Tag Archives: Medicare

With the Election Decided, It's Full Speed Ahead on ObamaCare

by Tom Norton With the Presidential election decided and President Obama the clear winner, it’s time for Pharma to get down to business on the implementation of ObamaCare.  Here are some of the key actions to anticipate between now and January 1, 2013.
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Sequestration: What Does it Mean for Pharma?

You may have read horror stories about the looming Sequestration Act, but what exactly is it? And what does it mean for US pharma? Tom Norton reports. Lurking in the shadows of the US General Elections is something called The Sequestration Transparency Act of 2011. Of late, you may have read the occasional article that […]
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Budget policies jeopardize FDA funding, user fees

Budget policies jeopardize FDA funding, user fees Even though Congress authorized both existing and new user fees for the Food and Drug Administration several months ago through the FDA Safety & Innovation Act (FDASIA), efforts to cut the federal deficit raises questions about how those fees will be collected and used in the coming year. […]
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Affordable Care Act: Where's the Sunshine?

Where’s the Sunshine? The Senate Special Committee on Aging is holding a Roundtable discussion on Wed. Sept. 12, 2012 in hopes of spurring action to implement the “Sunshine” provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Policies for collecting and submitting information on pharma payments to doctors were supposed to be issued by last September (2011), […]
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Supreme Court Considers the Affordable Care Act

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