Summary: H.R.2244 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2244. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/28/2017)

Patient Experience in Research Act of 2017

This bill requires the Food and Drug Administration to carry out a pilot project under which sponsors of new drugs or biological products agree to evaluate: (1) the distress experienced by patients in clinical trials for medications intended to treat a serious condition, and (2) the effects of providing support to distressed patients on the outcome of a clinical trial. The user fee is waived for new drug applications that include data from such an evaluation.