Medtech Issues in the 2012 Election Year
May 09, 2012
Gottlieb, who is a practicing physician who has also served as a senior policy adviser at CMS, is surprised that the watershed decision hasn’t received a...
May 09, 2012
AdvaMed and a collection of healthcare groups have submitted separate comments to IRS regarding the implementation of the medical device tax, which is slated...
May 04, 2012
Earlier this year, President Obama signed into law the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act, which extended unemployment benefits for jobless workers,...
May 02, 2012
Newt Gingrich has had a rough few months. The always-an-underdog candidate failed to win any key primaries, other than South Carolina and home state Georgia....
May 01, 2012
And this sense of disillusionment pervaded strongly in a springtime FDA public hearing on the FDA–medical device industry agreement about the next five...
Apr 26, 2012
Related Content: Massachusetts Congressman Calls for 510(k) Reform Provisions in User Fee Act Congress is being praised for its bipartisan...
Apr 26, 2012
The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine named U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) legislator of the year last week for working to repeal the 2.3 percent excise tax...
Apr 24, 2012
Rarely has an issue so galvanized the U.S. medtech industry as the medical device tax, which is slated to go into effect next year. The 2.3% tax, included in...
Apr 23, 2012
I haven't seen this many double takes since Pat Robertson came out in favor of legalising marijuana. When Massachusetts Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren came...
Apr 22, 2012
When it comes to politics—particularly during an election year—everyone seems to have an opinion. And medical device professionals are no exception...