Device User Fee Discussions Could Resurface During 107th Congress
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Medical device user fees could move back into legislative focus during the 107th Congress, Capitol Hill staffers report.
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FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health is hoping that the most recent user fee proposal set forth in the administration's FY 2001 budget request might breathe some life into the agency's moribund 510(k) third-party review program.
FDA device user fee legislation developed by the Clinton Administration and recently submitted in draft form to Congress is "dormant" but not yet dead, officials in the Office of Management and Budget say.
A discussion on device user fees between a top health official in the Office of Management and Budget and the Health Industry Manufacturers Association board of directors suggests stepped-up efforts by the White House to generate support for its budget proposal and a potential willingness on the part of large device firms to reconsider their past opposition to user fees.