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Pendulum To Swing To More Congressional Oversight Of FDA Device Regs, Hill Experts Say

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In the context of a global investigation of the device industry and a change in power in the US House, health-policy experts say oversight by Congress of FDA's regulation of devices in 2019 is likely to swing incrementally away from ensuring innovation of products and easy market access, toward greater assurance of product safety before devices reach the market.

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