The House of Representatives has passed a vote on the Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act (EACT), which is now set to go to the President for his signature.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Vice President of Therapeutics Development Dr. Michael Boyle testified today at a hearing in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Health. He urged members to support H.R. 209, the Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act (EACT), which would make permanent a law enabling people to participate in clinical trials without the fear of losing critical benefits.
Legislation introduced today will help more people with cystic fibrosis, and other rare diseases, participate in clinical trials without fear of losing important benefits or health coverage. The bill is sponsored by a bipartisan group of senators and legislators.