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HIT groups praise passage of MEDTECH Act by Senate Committee

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The MEDTECH Act was one of seven bills passed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee this week to further medical innovation.

During the markup of the bills Wednesday, Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn., pictured) said if the bipartisan biomedical innovation agenda is a success, “it will be the most important bill signed into law this year,” according to an announcement.

The legislation would help authorize President Barack Obama’s Precision Medicine and cancer moonshot initiatives and would be a companion to 21st Century Cures.

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