Experts Hope Congress Will Set Up New AMR Reimbursement Path In 2022

By Kelly Lienhard / February 9, 2022 at 1:16 PM
Advocates for combating antimicrobial resistance are optimistic Sen. Michael Bennet’s (D-CO) bill setting up a new antibiotic reimbursement pathway will pass this year as part of a broader legislative package, and they say it can’t come soon enough considering new data show antibiotic-resistant infections are a leading cause of death around the world. The Pioneering Antimicrobial Subscriptions to End Upsurging Resistance (PASTEUR) Act (S. 2076), reintroduced by Bennet and Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) in June 2021, would establish a subscription-based...

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