One estimate says the device tax could cost the U.S. medtech industry more than 45,000 jobs and $3.7 billion in wages. But which states will be hardest hit?
The medical device industry has complained that the 2.3% tax on medical device sales, which took effect as part of the Affordable Care Act this past January, will kill jobs. But how bad could the damage be, and which states will suffer the most?
Check out our infographic below for some estimates.
Source: 3“Employment Effects of the New Excise Tax on the Medical Device Industry,” Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Harold Furchtgott-Roth.
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