In 2016, the U.S. Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act, landmark legislation overhauling the development of medical treatments and cures for patients.
Alliance for Aging Research Submits Feedback on Cures 2.0
Published December 17, 2019
December 17th, 2019 – In early December 2019, United States Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI), the co-authors of 21st Century Cures, requested feedback on their proposal for Cures 2.0. The priority areas identified by Representatives DeGette and Upton were digital health technologies, Medicare coding, coverage and payment, and harnessing real-world evidence. On Monday, December 16, 2019, the Alliance for Aging Research submitted its feedback to Representatives DeGette and Upton.
Read the Alliance’s letter here.
About the Alliance for Aging Research
The Alliance for Aging Research is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discoveries and their application to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health. The Alliance believes advances in research help people live longer, happier, more productive lives and reduce healthcare costs over the long term. For more than 30 years, the Alliance has guided efforts to substantially increase funding and focus for aging at the National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration; built influential coalitions to guide groundbreaking regulatory improvements for age-related diseases; and created award-winning, high-impact educational materials to improve the health and well-being of older adults and their family caregivers. For more information, visit www.agingresearch.org