Senator Scott Statement on his Support of the 21st Century Cures Act

Washington, DC– U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following statement after voting to support the 21st Century Cures Act:

“We live in the greatest country in the world, and it is important that we continue to take concerted steps to improve the quality of our healthcare system. I am glad to see this bill addresses the need to overhaul the FDA approval process for prescriptions and medical devices, highlights the growing number of mental health cases, allocates funds for disease research, and has pushed to establish an electronic health record system that would make it easier for medical professionals to access their patients’ medical history. I am incredibly hopeful that this piece of legislation will help lead the way to innovative medical breakthroughs that will help save American lives.”