California’s new Consumer Privacy Act (AB 375), the toughest data privacy law in the nation, will impose stringent new requirements on the state’s high-profile tech companies in 2020. Its impacts on the life sciences industry, though, remain unclear. CLSA’s State Government Relations team sat down with BioWorld to discuss what the measure means for innovative biomedical companies.
CLSA’s Weekly Sacramento At-A Glance Newsletter provides our membership with the latest happenings for the life sciences sector in the California State Government.
Today, CLSA applauded the U.S. House passage of H.R. 184, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, which permanently repeals the job and innovation hindering 2.3% medical device excise tax levied on medical technology companies.
CLSA Board Member David Beier pens an op-ed in STAT News regarding the impact of the 2.3% medical device tax on patient care and innovation.
With the 2018 midterms elections only months away, the California Congressional delegation will soon be welcoming their newest members in the 116th Congress. Since the California Primary Elections in June, CLSA has held three meet and greets with Congressional Candidates: Diane Harkey, Mike Levin and Young Kim.
On Friday, July 13, California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) posted for public comment (available here) its official rulemaking package for implementing Senate Bill 17 in California.
California’s Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings with products or at facilities if they contain any chemicals (out of a list of around 900) at levels above specified safe harbor levels.
The history of local take back measures in California has mostly focused around the heavily populated Counties near the Pacific Coast. Now, with the passage of a take back ordinance in rural Tehama County, the issue has moved inland.
According to Kaiser Health News, patients overpay for prescriptions 23% of the time. Check out CLSA’s infographic calling for more accountability of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs).
The California Legislature voted to approve a budget deal on June 14 between Democratic legislators and Governor Jerry Brown, which will be his last budget as governor. The budget was passed hours prior to the June 15 at midnight deadline, includes several significant wins for the life sciences sector.