H.R.4472: BENEFIT Act of 2021

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Better Empowerment Now to Enhance Framework and Improve Treatments Act of 2021 or the BENEFIT Act of 2021 This bill requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider relevant patient-focused drug development data, such as data from patient preference studies and patient-reported outcome data, in the risk-benefit assessment framework used in the process for approving new drugs. After a new drug application has been approved, the FDA's...

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Date Description
July 19, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 16, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
July 16, 2021

Introduced in the House by Doris Matsui (D-Calif.)

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