Letters, Testimony & Comments

September 26, 2006
BIO and Oregonians for Food and Shelter (OFS) letter to the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
September 18, 2006
BIO Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Finance on strengthening criteria such as a recipient country's competitiveness in the agricultural sector, the enforcement of intellectual property rights and the...
September 18, 2006
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
September 9, 2006
Attention: Hiram H. Bernstein Comments to Proposed Rulemaking Entitled: Changes to Information Disclosure Requirements and Other Related Matters Dear Mr. Bernstein: The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) appreciates the opportunity to...
August 28, 2006
Dear Mr. Tian: I am writing on behalf of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) in response to your request for comments on the draft amendments to Patent Law of the Peoples' Republic of China.
August 28, 2006
To the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China
August 21, 2006
BIO's comments regarding the CMS proposed notice on the five-year review of work relative value units (RVUs) and proposed changes to the practice expense methodology under the physician fee schedule.
August 18, 2006
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) appreciates this opportunity to testify before the Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classifications (the APC Panel). BIO is the largest trade organization to serve and represent the biotechnology...
August 9, 2006
BIO's comments on the CMS' Tracking Sheet regarding the development of a Clinical Research Policy (CRP) as a reconsideration of its national coverage decision (NCD) on Medicare coverage of clinical trials.
August 8, 2006
On August 1, 2006 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the fiscal year (FY) 2007 hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) final rule. /1 The rule will be published in Federal Register on Friday, August 18, and...
June 9, 2006
Dear Ambassador Schwab: The Russian Federation's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) would be an important step forward for global world trade. As you seek to conclude negotiations between the United States and the Russian...
May 12, 2006
Comments regarding the public notice of intent to initiate negotiations with Malaysia.