CDRH budget authority
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Executive SummaryFDA devices & radiological health program is funded at roughly $215 mil. under the FY 2005 omnibus appropriations conference report awaiting action in the Senate, the agency notes. The budget authority accounts for a proposed 0.8% across-the-board cut by appropriators, leaving FDA's total budget authority at almost $1.5 bil. The omnibus bill provides for another $33.9 mil. to be collected through device user fees. AdvaMed says it has received assurance from FDA and appropriators that President Bush's FY 2005 full budget request for the device program will be met. The agency currently is funded by a continuing resolution that expires Dec. 8...
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