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US House Passes FDA 2020 Budget In Minibus Bill, Moving It To Senate After $5M Boost In Telemedicine Funds

Executive Summary

US appropriations legislation that would give the FDA’s device center an 8% raise over last year was passed by the US House on 25 June as part of a five-bill “minibus” package. It will move to the Senate for consideration after the US Independence Day recess. Among the last-minute amendments to H.R. 3055 was a $5m boost for telemedicine.

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