With Healthcare Reform Uncertain, BIO's Policy Fights Remain
Podcast: February 1, 2010
The Burrill Report
The Burrill Report (February 1, 2010): With Healthcare Reform Uncertain, BIO's Policy Fights Remain (.MP3,9.31 Mb)
As President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Address, healthcare reform legislation, as one Senator described, was on life support. The Democrats, losing their supermajority in the Senate, say they are not ready to pull the plug on the bill, but as of now, the path forward is unclear. We spoke to Jim Greenwood, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, about the uncertainty surrounding healthcare reform, what it means for such issues as follow-on biologics, and what the industry’s policy agenda looks like for 2010.
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