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The basics of biosimilars

00:00 EDT 28 Jun 2017 | Healio

Biosimilars are developed under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act The Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act, signed into law under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010, creates an abbreviated approval pathway for biologic products demonstrated to be “highly similar” to an FDA-licensed biological product. The rationale behind the new law is to provide a shortened route of approval for biosimilar products that saves time and resources by avoiding duplication of human or animal testing, according to the FDA.

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