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Time to Pay the Piper? Industry Prepares for a Fight Over User Fees

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

The pharmaceutical industry and FDA are getting ready for a fight-and for once they are on the same side. They want Congress to reauthorize the Prescription Drug User Fee Act quickly and cleanly-without tacking on other reforms to FDA's drug regulations. They probably won't get their wish.

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