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(Urgent Support Needed) Drug Shortage Crisis Legislation

Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments)
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The information below is a time sensitive request for US Senators to vote on the drug shortage crisis legislation. Please share.

ASHP requests our support on this national legislation.

Here is how you can help:

  1. Contact Senator Rick Scott at: Thomas_power@rickscott.senate.Gov

  2. Contact Senator Marco Rubio at: Jaime_Varela@rubio.senate.Gov

  3. Please type in the subject line: Please Vote YES on the MEDS Act S.2723
    In the message/body of the email please either personalize your message or use these talking points... 

The Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act (S.2723) Includes Key Priorities to Reduce Drug Shortages:

  • Strengthens requirements to disclose causes and expected duration of shortages 

  • Extends reporting requirements to include active pharmaceutical ingredients

  • Requires manufacturers have contingency plans for supply disruptions 

  • Develops recommendations to incentivize manufacturers to manufacture drugs in shortage 

  • Examines the national security risks of shortages


Please share!
Thank you.



William Kernan
FSHP President 

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