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March 26, 2013

FDA, Stakeholders Testify Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on the Regulation of Mobile Health IT Apps

Arnold & Porter Advisory

Three Subcommittees of the House Energy and Commerce Committee recently held hearings over three consecutive days -- March 19 - March 21 -- regarding the government's regulation of mobile health information technology applications (mobile Health IT apps) for smartphones and tablets. The primary purpose of these hearings was to allow the Committee to hear directly from key stakeholders regarding the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) regulation of certain mobile Health IT apps as medical devices under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).

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