As DC Speculates on Democrats in 2009, Some Old FDA Hands Come Into View
This article was originally published in RPM Report
No matter who wins, the 2008 Presidential election means there will be widespread personnel changes across key federal health agencies. Two ex-FDA officials look particularly ready to resurface should the Democrats take back the White House.
You may also be interested in...
Health care reform advocates think the stars are aligned for a major push toward universal coverage under President-elect Barack Obama. They aren’t about to let the free-falling economy get in the way.
The Reagan-Udall Foundation is an early priority for FDA in implementing the landmark legislation enacted by Congress in 2007. It is also a lightning road for criticism from Congress about the agency's relationship with regulated industry. We asked foundation chairman Mark McClellan for a status report.
Should a Democrat take the White House next January, top pharmaceutical executives expect a serious push for health care reform. The prospect of a health care reform debate triggers the specter of a single-payor, government-run system with price controls. But Democrats are singing a surprisingly soothing tune.