In The News

HHS Revokes Trump Policy That Limited Reviews of Some COVID Tests


16 Nov 2021

Stacy Cline Amin spoke to POLITICO Pro about the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) withdrawing a Trump-era legal determination that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lacks the authority to require premarket reviews of laboratory developed tests for COVID-19 and other conditions.

According to Stacy, the FDA is prepared to defend its legal position in the event of litigation.

“HHS tried to make law through a web posting, you can’t do that,” Stacy said. “The legal memo that was leaked was inaccurate, incoherent, and inconsistent. I think FDA believes its legal footing is strong.”

Read the full article (subscription required). 



Unsolicited e-mails and information sent to Morrison & Foerster will not be considered confidential, may be disclosed to others pursuant to our Privacy Policy, may not receive a response, and do not create an attorney-client relationship with Morrison & Foerster. If you are not already a client of Morrison & Foerster, do not include any confidential information in this message. Also, please note that our attorneys do not seek to practice law in any jurisdiction in which they are not properly authorized to do so.