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Senate Accelerated Approval Draft Needs “FAST” Changes, House Members Say

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

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Reps. Stearns and Towns want the Senate draft to more closely align with their FAST Act by adding language that would allow greater flexibility for development of rare disease treatments.

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