Letters, Testimony & Comments

February 1, 2007
Survey Finds Private Sector Negotiations Provide Both Savings and Choice, Making Government Interference Unnecessary.
February 1, 2007
BIO testimony opposing Hawaii House Bill 1048 which proposes a ban on all plantings of plant-made pharmaceutical, including in the laboratory setting.
February 1, 2007
BIO's testimony before the Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification Groups
January 22, 2007
Dear President Bush: Now that the new Congress is in session we wanted to transmit our official policy recommendations on biofuels research and development and commercialization. Herin please find a menu of policy options that has been approved...
December 18, 2006
Comments to agency's Proposed Rule regarding collection of and access to claims data under Medicare Part D.
December 13, 2006
BIO's presentation to MCAC
December 8, 2006
BIO's comments
November 22, 2006
BIO's comments to CMS including list of recommended journals to be added
November 16, 2006
BIO's letter to CMS Acting Administrator Leslie Norwalk
October 23, 2006
To: Members of the TRIPS Council, World Trade Organization From: The Presidents of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, BIOTECanada, CropLife International and the Secretary General of EuropaBio We write on behalf of the members of the...
October 23, 2006
Letter from BIO, EuropaBIO, BIOTECanada and CropLive International to the TRIPS Council, World Trade Organization
October 10, 2006
BIO's Comments to CMS
October 10, 2006
BIO's Comments to CMS
October 6, 2006
Dear Dr. Coller, The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) appreciates the opportunity yo provide comments to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the draft Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise (PHEMCE)...
October 6, 2006
Perhaps no other industry is as dependent upon patents as is the biotech industry.  In 2004 alone, more than 10% of the PTO's application filings were in the biotechnology sector.  This is because patents are often the most valuable...