Industry Touts Agreed-Upon User Fees As Trump Seeks To Double Fees
March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's budget blueprint sparked concerns among multiple stakeholders and legislators Thursday (March 16) for putting stable appropriations funding and already-negotiated FDA user fee agreements at risk. Trump's proposed “skinny budget” asks industry to pay double the amount of user fees to fully fund FDA pre-market approvals in exchange for administrative reforms to speed new products to market. Industry trade groups said the already-negotiated user fee agreements are critical programs that benefit FDA, industry and patients. They emphasized they...
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