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Senate Will Tackle Separate Device Reform Bills As Part Of Innovation Agenda

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Multiple bills focused on accelerating the path to market for devices will join safety legislation reforming the regulation of duodenoscopes in a slate of Senate bills that HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander said will receive hearings in February, March and April. The legislation-by-legislation approach in the Senate differs from the broad-based 21st Century Cures package that advanced in the House.

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