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Biosimilars Forum Congratulates Seema Verma on Confirmation as Next Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2017 – The Biosimilars Forum – the nonprofit organization solely dedicated to expanding patient access to biosimilars in the United States -- today issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Seema Verma as the next Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

“The Biosimilars Forum is pleased to congratulate Seema Verma on her confirmation as the next Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as voted today in the U.S. Senate. We look forward to working with Administrator Verma to ensure appropriate biosimilar reimbursement to develop a robust biosimilar market that would help patients in need of these potentially life-saving drugs.”


About the Biosimilars Forum

The Biosimilars Forum is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance biosimilars in the United States with the intent of expanding access and availability of biological medicines, and improving health care. The founding members of the Biosimilars Forum represent the majority of companies with the most significant U.S. biosimilars development portfolios.

To learn more about biosimilars, the Forum, and how to get involved, visit BiosimilarsForum.org or go to @USBiosimilars to follow related conversations and join the dialogue.

Contact:
Aimee Steel Lubin
202.828.1895
aimee.lubin@hklaw.com

Media:
Lynn Blenkhorn
508.851.0930
biosimilars@fkhealth.com

Date

Tuesday, March 14, 2017