FDA Experts Applaud $362 Million Net Increase In 2020 Agency Budget

March 11, 2019
FDA experts applauded President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2020 budget request, which includes large increases for FDA, including a net $362 million boost for the agency’s taxpayer-paid budget authority, a $120 million increase for its user fee programs and $161 for new user fee programs. The budget promises to boost the agency’s activities related to the opioid crisis, digital health, compounded drugs and blood pathogen detection technology. Alliance for a Stronger FDA found the increases particularly encouraging amidst fears that the...

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