Medtech Issues in the 2012 Election Year
Jun 07, 2012
The House just passed a bill to repeal the medical device tax provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).   Representatives voted...
Jun 06, 2012
The prospect of repealing the medical device tax still seems to be an uphill battle. On June 6, the White House threatened to veto Rep. Erik Paulsen’s (R...
Jun 05, 2012
If you are involved in the medical technology industry, chances are you are impatiently waiting for the upcoming Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection...
Jun 01, 2012
The House Committee on Ways and Means yesterday approved a measure to repeal the medical device tax, a move praised by medical device industry associations....
May 30, 2012
Yesterday's Wall St. Journal featured an un-bylined opinion piece on the subject of the device tax. "Improvised Explosive Device Tax ," is strongly...
May 25, 2012
House Republicans are set to vote on Erik Paulsen's (R-Minn.) bill to repeal the tax on medical devices following Memorial Day weekend. Paulsen has become one...
May 22, 2012
A study published yesterday by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute in San Francisco, CA, concludes that the Affordable Care Act will be a boon for...
May 21, 2012
As the nation awaits the Supreme Court's ruling on the fate of President Obama's healthcare reform law—on which everyone seems to have an opinion—...
May 18, 2012
In testimony given today before the House Subcommittee on Intellectual property, Competition, and the Internet, a representative for a conservative think tank...
May 11, 2012
Medical device companies have already made clear in industry surveys that price hikes will be one strategy they plan to use to deal with the impending medical...