Category: Medical Device Tax
The U.S. Senate's Finance Committee preps for hearings on repealing Obamacare's medical device tax.
The powerful finance committee in the U.S. Senate is preparing to hold hearings on repealing the medical device tax, starting with the healthcare subcommittee chaired by Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Penn.).
A bipartisan group of freshman legislators pushes U.S. House speaker Rep. John Boehner to fast-track a vote on repealing the medical device tax.
A group of 41 freshman legislators from 27 states yesterday urged U.S. House speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) to fast-track a vote on repealing the medical device tax this month.
Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduces a new bill to repeal the medical device tax that would cover the estimated $29 billion lost tax revenue by eliminating tax loopholes for oil and gas companies.
The junior senator from Massachusetts, Sen. Ed Markey (D.-Mass), wants to eliminate the medical device tax and replace the lost revenue by eliminating tax loopholes for the energy industry.
The draft budget proposal from Republicans in the U.S. Senate includes language that would repeal the medical device tax.
Republicans in the U.S. Senate, hoping to pass the 1st budget since 2013, released a budget proposal yesterday that includes language to repeal the 2.3% medical device tax enacted as part of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
Republicans, mostly, as the GOP got the lion's share of the more than $4.5 million in donations the medical device industry gave legislators last year, according to OpenSecrets.org.
The medical device industry doled out more than $4.5 million to legislators on Capitol Hill last year, with most of the donations going to Republicans and incumbents, according to the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
Utilization rates for hip and knee replacement procedures rose after Massachusetts pioneering universal healthcare program went into effect under former Gov. Mitt Romney, according to a study in the British Medical Journal.
The utilization rate for hip and knee replacements jumped in Massachusetts in the wake of its pioneering universal healthcare plan, enacted under former Gov. Mitt Romney in 2006, according to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal.
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.