From Development to Market: Understanding COVID-19 Testing and Its Challenges

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From Development to Market: Understanding COVID-19 Testing and Its Challenges

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August 19, 2020

Amid the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and a crisis over inadequate and delayed testing, this report describes COVID-19 testing methods and applications, the regulatory process for approving tests, how tests are paid for, and how access to testing is obtained. The report also highlights the challenges that stakeholders are facing and will face in the coming months around COVID-19 testing.

Authors

Susan Dentzer

Susan Dentzer

Senior Policy Fellow

sheehan

Sarah Sheehan, MPA

Assistant Research Director
Senior Team Member

silcox

Christina Silcox, PhD

Digital Health Policy Fellow
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Senior Team Member
Margolis Core Faculty

MHL

Marianne Hamilton Lopez, PhD, MPA

Senior Research Director, Biomedical Innovation
Adjunct Associate Professor
Senior Team Member
Margolis Core Faculty

Mark McClellan

Mark McClellan, MD, PhD

Director of Margolis Center
Robert J. Margolis, MD, Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy
Margolis Executive Core Faculty