Budget Bill Includes Fix For FDA's Medical Device User Fees

Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 5:39 PM EST) -- A House budget bill would solve a legislative quirk preventing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from spending the increased user fees it has been collecting from the medical device industry since October, a fix that has been a priority for the industry as it seeks to speed FDA reviews of its products.

A new continuing resolution, introduced Monday, would fund the government for another six months after current funding expires at the end of March. Language in the bill would quietly correct a glitch that...
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