Senate Introduces the OPEN ACT

Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduce the Orphan Product Extensions Now Accelerating Cures & Treatments, or the OPEN ACT. Supported by more than 150 rare disease patient advocacy organizations, this bipartisan legislation promises to rapidly bring hundreds of safe, effective, and affordable medicines to rare disease patients by incentivizing drug makers to “repurpose” approved drugs for the treatment of life-threatening rare diseases and pediatric cancers. Learn more.

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