Sequester could cut access to medicines, cost 20K jobs

02/7/2013 | Hill, The · Hill, The

FDA operations will be limited by budget sequestration if lawmakers don't move to stop an 8.2% automatic cut before March 1, the consulting firm Avalere Health warned. "An underfunded FDA could lead to FDA review clocks being reset or delayed, which would affect a sponsor’s ability to obtain product approval -- thus delaying patient access to cutting edge medical innovations," Avalere's report said. Cutting the NIH's budget could cost the nation 20,500 life science jobs and $3 billion in economic activity, advocacy group United for Medical Research said.

View Full Article in:

Hill, The · Hill, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Eastern Zone Sales Director
Regenesis Biomedical
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Director, Compliance - Health Plan Privacy & Security
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA
Regulatory Counsel
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Vice President, Commercial Markets
Meridian Health
Neptune, NJ