Device Standards Provision In Cures Bill Could Speed Up 510(k) Clearances
Under a provision in the 21st Century Cures bill, which is accelerating towards enactment, FDA may need to consider recognizing more standards, which could speed up review times for 510(k)s. But it is also likely to add a burden for the agency.
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