Hospitals Call For Drug Shortage Fines In FDA Bill

Law360, New York (June 11, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT) -- The American Hospital Association and 19 other groups on Friday weighed in on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration user fee bill, asking lawmakers to slap drugmakers with a fine for failing to comply with the bill's proposed drug shortage provisions.

Differences between the U.S. Senate and House of Representative versions of the must-pass user fee legislation are currently being worked out by the bills' sponsors in an informal conference committee. The health care lobby has been weighing in publicly and privately on what the lawmakers...
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