I've argued before that it does, in particular in absolutely requiring that a technique be used properly in the case at hand, but other vehemently disagreed. One common criticism has been that I seemed to be the only person who adopted this position. I now have company. Paul C. Giannelli & Edward J. Imwinkelried, Scientific Evidence 66 (4th ed. 2007) ("The amendment goes beyond merely codifying Daubert and Kumho. It requires the proper application of the technique in the particular case."). Of course, all three of us could be wrong, but it's nice to have some distinguished allies.
Does Amended Federal Rule of Evidence 702 Go Beyond the Daubert Trilogy?: