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Washington Healthcare Update | May 23, 2022

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House Passes Bill to Help the FDA Address the Infant Formula Shortage

On May 18, the House passed a supplemental appropriations bill that would provide $28 million in emergency funding to help the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) address the current infant formula shortage. The funding would help the FDA increase the number of inspection staff and provide additional resources to personnel working on formula issues.

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) published a cost estimate of the bill the same day.

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