[Ip-health] HCV treatment access & the dept of veterans affairs update

Steven Knievel sknievel at citizen.org
Wed Feb 3 09:25:33 PST 2016


There have been a few interesting developments over the last week or so worthy of sharing with the list.

Op-ed from Rep. Miller, Chairman of the House VA Committee: http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/27/opinions/miller-gilead-drug-price/index.html 

CBS is diving deep on HCV treatment access at the VA: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/hepatitis-c-cure-veterans-affairs-congressional-hearing-cbs-news-investigation/ 

Hearing earlier today in the House VA Committee on tech transfer - "Lost Opportunities for Veterans: An Examination of VA's Technology Transfer Program": https://veterans.house.gov/hearing/lost-opportunities-for-veterans-an-examination-of-va-s-technology-transfer-program 

Best,
Steve

Steven Knievel
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