Weekly Policy Update: FDA Releases Important Guidances

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The FDA recently announced the release of important guidances, “Drug and Device Manufacturer Communications With Payors, Formulary Committees, and Similar Entities–Questions and Answers,” and “Medical Product Communications That Are Consistent With the FDA-Required Labeling”. The first guidance answers common questions about companies’ communications to payors, including insurance companies, formulary committees and similar entities. The second guidance provides the FDA’s views on manufacturers’ communication of information that is not contained in the FDA-required labeling for their products, but that is consistent with that labeling. Both guidances are critical to outline how companies can communicate off-label health care economic information about their products to health plans, hospitals and other drug purchasers.  

Weekly Policy Update: Drug Pricing News

Friday, June 15, 2018

This week HHS Secretary Alex Azar appeared in front of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for a hearing on drug pricing. Secretary Azar’s prepared testimony in large part summarized President Trump’s blue print. For more information on the blueprint click here and to view the full hearing click here

Colorado BioScience Association Highlights Innovative Spirit, Collaborative Culture in Colorado

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Annual Bioscience Colorado Magazine Profiles Leaders, Incubators and Ecosystems 
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Weekly Policy Update: BIO International Convention

Friday, June 08, 2018

This week CBSA President and CEO April Giles and Vice President Jennifer Jones returned from the 2018 BIO International Convention in Boston, Massachusetts. This annual trip is a great opportunity to meet with CBSA member companies, industry partners, and other bioscience supporters. The convention also provides a venue where we can learn directly from industry leaders and share policy lessons, trends and insights.  

Colorado BioScience Association Congratulates Researchers Honored with Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Awards

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Seven biomedical researchers at Colorado’s top research institutions have been selected to receive $1.41 million in total funding from the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program.  

National Bioscience Industry Report Shows $2T Economic Impact, Accelerated Venture Capital Investment & Job Growth

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

A study released today at the BIO International Convention shows that the U.S. bioscience industry has reached $2 trillion in annual economic impact while maintaining accelerated venture capital investment and job growth numbers. Among U.S. technology sectors, the bioscience industry has held a leading position as an economic driver and job generator. 

Weekly Policy Update: BIO International Convention and Voter Registration

Friday, June 01, 2018

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Weekly Policy Update: The Colorado Experience, Tariff Advocacy, and FDA Funding News

Friday, May 25, 2018


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Weekly Policy Update: A Quick Review of President Trump’s Prescription Medication Plan

Friday, May 18, 2018


Just-Released Economic Data Finds Improving Education in Colorado Would Generate Billions for the Economy

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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