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About the CF Foundation | Public Policy | Clinical Trials Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act Takes Effect

A new law that allows patients with rare diseases to participate in clinical trials without losing eligibility for public health care benefits went into effect yesterday. The bill, known as the “Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act” (IACT), was championed by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and signed into law in October 2010.

April 4, 2011 | 2 min read