Medical Device Tax

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  • May 13, 2013
    Commentary

    Could device-tax repeal be blowing in the wind? 2

    Recognizing that in order to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s 2.3% medical device tax, there likely needs to be a means for financing such a move, the National Center for Public Policy Research’s Free Enterprise Project (FEP) is promoting a solution could be more than just a lot of hot air....More
  • Apr 9, 2013
    blog

    Bipartisan support to repeal device tax hits critical milestone

    Good news came out of the House today for the medical device industry. Representative Erik Paulsen (MN), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement after his legislation to repeal the 2.3% excise tax on US-made medical devices gained its 218th cosponsor, giving the bill enough support to pass the U.S. House....More
  • Mar 22, 2013
    blog

    Growing momentum for medical device tax repeal

    AdvaMed has announced that the repeal of the medical device tax has passed another hurdle with the adoption of an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2014 Senate Budget Resolution that expresses support for repeal of the medical device tax. The amendment passed with 79 votes. AdvaMed, the Medical Imaging Technology Association, and MDMA are all encouraged by what they call a "vote of confidence,"  ...More
  • Mar 20, 2013
    blog

    AdvaMed ‘just says no’ to device tax—again

    AdvaMed once again takes its “no tax” message to the Hill—this time to the House Ways and Means Committee. The association provided written testimony for the committee’s hearing March 5 on tax provisions in the Affordable Care Act. They spelled out—again—the successes of the medtech industry: higher wages and growing employment....More
  • Feb 7, 2013
    blog

    Bipartisan legislation introduced to repeal device tax

    Now that the medical device tax has been implemented and device makers have already made their first payment to the IRS, the focus has turned to getting this thorn in their side repealed. They have gained some support in that effort, and AdvaMed says ......More
  • Feb 4, 2013
    blog

    Industry braces for another medical device tax

    Puerto Rico has dealt an unexpected blow to the US medical device industry with a proposed increase of a tax that was originally planned to decrease. Puerto Rico's announcement comes at a time when device makers are weary from battling implementation of ......More

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