E&C Panel Clears Eshoo’s Bill That Would Place ARPA-H Within HHS

By Beth Wang / May 12, 2022 at 11:34 AM
The House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee on Wednesday (May 11) passed by voice vote subcommittee Chair Anna Eshoo’s (D-CA) bill that would make the newly authorized Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health an independent agency within HHS, seemingly overriding HHS’ recent decision to put ARPA-H under the National Institutes of Health. Eshoo and other lawmakers also said they’ll work to ensure the agency is physically separate from NIH and HHS and headquartered outside of Washington, D.C. The bill could...

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