Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD), a member of the Appropriations Committee, and Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Chairman, today joined with Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) in a letter to their colleagues expressing the importance of H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, for both patients and the federal budget.
Vice Chairman Blackburn: Upton & DeGette “deserve praise for their leadership to…unite and focus the country on a Cures Strategy.”
Dear Colleague: 21st Century Cures Act is Curing American Entitlement Sickness with Innovation
“Upton is leading a revolution—a quiet revolution of results, including, most likely, new medical cures.”
The 21st Century Cures process involved dozens of hearings and roundtables across the country to gather ideas and feedback from experts across the health innovation ecosystem.
The 21st Century Cures Act will help improve millions of patients’ lives all across the country. Many of those patients, advocates, researchers and health care organizations have continued to show support for the legislation throughout the process. As the 21st Century Cures Act’s momentum continues, organizations urge more support and explain why the legislation will help further their efforts to save lives: