November 30, 2016

The House’s proposed 21st Century Cures Act will not include a provision that would have exempted from disclosure rules drug and medical device industry payments for continuing medical education, textbooks and journals, according to a spokeswoman for Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., one of the bill’s sponsors. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, had threatened to hold up the bill if it contained the exemption.