Biden’s Budget Would Give $6.5Bn To FDA, Including $677M To Device Center
The funding plan from the US president, which is up 8% from fiscal 2021, prioritizes infrastructure, public health, and safety programs.
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In a new blogpost the US FDA acting commissioner says millions of extra dollars in President Joe Biden’s recently proposed budget would help integrate the agency’s IT systems and improve efficiencies.
US President Joe Biden’s proposed budget for fiscal 2022 allocates $133.7bn for HHS, a 23% increase for the department from fiscal 2021; the administration is also asking for $6.5bn for the FDA, an 8% increase from the agency’s current budget.
Enforcement Comeback? FDA Predicts 1,767% Increase In US Inspections In FY ’22, Matching Pre-Pandemic Levels
An FDA budget request released on 28 May estimates that domestic GMP inspections of US device makers will increase from a mere 75 in the current 2021 fiscal year to 1,400 in FY 2022. It also asks for an increase of $18.8m to pay for inspections of all commodities the agency oversees.