Category: Medical Device Tax
A Minnesota House committee reportedly approves a bill to expend a tax credit to medical device companies to cover the 2.3% sales levy that's part of Obamacare.
A bill that would extend a credit to medical device companies in Minnesota to cover the medical device tax reportedly passed a North Star State House committee yesterday.
MassDevice.com takes a look at how the numbers thrown around about job losses from the medical device tax are calculated.
For going on 5 years now, opponents on both sides of the fight over the medical device tax have engaged in a rhetorical war about the number of jobs that will be lost to the levy.
Medical device executives surveyed by the Medical Device Manufacturers Assn. say they'll step up hiring if the medical device tax is repealed.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.
AdvaMed claims that the medical device tax will wind up costing the U.S. economy 195,000 jobs, citing a survey of 55 of its medical device company members.
The national medical device industry lobby today claimed that the medical device tax enacted as part of Obamacare will wind up costing the U.S. economy 195,000 jobs and hamstring medtech firms' R&D efforts.
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 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.
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.
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.
MassDevice.com looks at the life sciences legacy of former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.
Deval Patrick wanted to be known as the governor that "got it" when it came to 1 of Massachusetts' most important industries, the life sciences sector, and he courted industry assiduously during his 8-year tenure as Bay State governor.
Patrick was ubiquitous at life science gatherings in the Commonwealth and abroad, delivering keynote addresses and showing up at various ribbon cuttings to work the room in his role as the industry's biggest cheerleader.