April 2013 Newsletter

State Legislation Update ASBM member organizations and our Advisory Board members have been actively supporting patient-focused legislation on biosimilar substitution by sending letters and testifying at hearings, particularly in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana and Maryland. In California, SB 598, which we support, passed out of the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee hearing on […]

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March 2013 Newsletter

State Activity More than 15 state legislatures have introduced legislation on substitution over the past few months and ASBM and our members have been very active sending letters of support, testifying at hearings and briefing state legislators on the issue of interchangeability and the need for physician notification. Virginia and North Dakota have both signed […]

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February 2013 Newsletter

State Activity With the start of a new year, comes the start of a new legislative calendar. The past weeks have been very busy as many states are considering substitution legislation. ASBM and our members have been sending in letters of support in CO, VA, IN and ND and will continue to express our concerns […]

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January 2013 Newsletter

ASBM Shows Support for VA Legislation on Interchangeability The Virginia House of Delegates introduced legislation on interchangeable biosimilars and held a hearing on the bill, H.B.1422, on January 15. To show support of the bill, Dr. Dolinar, the Colon Cancer Alliance, Global Healthy Living Foundation and the Kidney Cancer Association sent letters to members of […]

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