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Medtech execs: We'll step up hiring if the medical device tax is repealed

January 28, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Medical device executives surveyed by the Medical Device Manufacturers Assn. say they'll step up hiring if the medical device tax is repealed.

Medtech execs: We'll step up hiring if the medical device tax is repealed

Repealing the job-killing medical device tax will serve as job creator, a survey of medical device executives revealed today.

Congressional panel wants priority review program for medtech

January 27, 2015 by Brian Johnson

21st Century Cures, a bipartisan panel led by Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), calls for the FDA to create a new, expedited review process for medical technology designed to address unmet needs.

Congressional panel wants priority review program for medtech

A congressional panel is calling fora new, expedited priority review process for medical technology aimed at unmet medical needs, similar to similar programs for drugs and biologics.

Medtech slams gov't report on medical device tax

January 27, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Medical device executives and Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) scoff at a government report saying the levy's impact will be limited, telling MassDevice.com they're more confident than ever about repealing the medical device tax.

Medtech slams gov't report on medical device tax

Medtech executives last week bashed a newly updated report from the Congressional Research Service refuting claims that the medical device tax kills jobs and hampers innovation.

Medical device tax: Hatch reboots Senate repeal effort with new bill

January 13, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and a bipartisan group of 10 U.S. senators file a bill to repeal the 2.3% medical device excise tax.

Medical device tax: Hatch reboots repeal effort with new bill

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more: Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and 10 other senators today filed another bill to repeal the medical device tax, a 2.3% levy on U.S. sales of medical devices enacted as part of Obamacare.

Report: Republicans pressure Warren on medical device tax

January 12, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Republican strategists ratchet up the pressure on Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on her support for repealing the medical device tax, as the GOP looks to dismantle Obamacare.

Report: Republicans pressure Warren on medical device tax

Republicans are reportedly trying to raise the pressure on Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) to support repealing the medical device tax, a position she's taken since before winning her seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Hatch renews commitment to medical device tax repeal

January 9, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), 1 of medtech's staunchest allies in Congress, takes the reins as Senate president pro tempore and chairman of the powerful Finance Committee.

Hatch renews commitment to medical device tax repeal

One of Medtech's BFFs on Capitol Hill is now a BMOC too.

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Exclusive: Paulsen, Kind expected to file new bill aimed at repealing medical device tax this week

January 5, 2015 by Brian Johnson

MassDevice.com has learned that Reps. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) plan this week to introduce another bill aimed at repealing the 2.3% medical device excise tax.

Exclusive: Paulsen, Kind expected to file new bill aimed at repealing medical device tax this week

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