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BIO Applauds Senate Passage of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act

Legislation will strengthen pipeline of medical countermeasures against serious public health threats

BIO Applauds House Passage of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act

“Members of the House have sent a strong signal to the American people about their commitment to prioritizing health security by providing the resources needed to fully prepare for and defend against biological threats. Strengthening the pipeline of medical products, drugs and devices that will safeguard the nation during an emergency or pandemic is vital to our national security."

BIO Applauds House Passage of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act

Washington, DC (December 20, 2018) – Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood issued the following statement applauding passage today by the House of Representatives of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018 (H.R. 7328). The legislation would re-authorize critical federal biodefense programs and agencies, including the BioShield Special Reserve Fund (SRF), the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), and the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).

BIO Applauds House Passage of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018

Legislation will strengthen pipeline of medical countermeasures against serious public health threats   Washington, DC (September 25, 2018) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today applauds the House of Representatives for passing the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018 (H.R. 6378). The legislation would re-authorize critical federal biodefense programs and agencies, including the BioShield Special Reserve Fund (SRF), the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), and the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).  

BIO Applauds Release of New National Biodefense Strategy

“I applaud the Administration for recognizing the importance of strengthening our national biodefense and preparedness efforts. Our nation continues to face a wide range of biological threats, and this strategy is an important step in the right direction."

BIO Applauds Advancement of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018

Legislation would strengthen the pipeline and stockpile of medical countermeasures vital to our nation’s safety and defense

Rick Bright, Ph.D. (BARDA) at the 2017 BIO International Convention

Mike Huckman interviews Rick Bright, Ph.D. (BARDA) at the 2017 BIO International Convention Buzz Center.

BIO submits comments to Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization appreciates the opportunity to offer comments to the final rule Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models.

BIO Comments on the National Quality Forum Health and Wellbeing 2015-2017 Report

BIO appreciates the opportunity to comment on the National Quality Forum (NQF) Health and Wellbeing 2015-2017 report.

BIO Applauds Senate Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act

Washington, DC (December 7, 2016) – Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO James C. Greenwood issued the following statement today regarding passage of the 21st Century Cures Act by the U.S. Senate: