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House OKs bipartisan 'doc fix'

March 26, 2015 by MassDevice

The U.S. House of Representatives approves a bipartisan 'doc fix' measure that would repair the way Medicare reimburses doctors.

House OKs bipartisan 'doc fix'

(Reuters) — The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly approved a bill to permanently repair the formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, marking a rare bipartisan achievement and sending the issue next to the Senate.

Bill to protect FDA user fees introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives

February 25, 2015 by Val Kennedy

Industry trade association AdvaMed applauds a bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives that would protect FDA user fees from sequestering cuts.

GOP readies Obamacare replacement

Industry trade association AdvaMed said Wednesday it applauds a bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives that would protect FDA user fees from sequestering cuts.

GOP readies Obamacare replacement

February 3, 2015 by MassDevice

A trio of Republican lawmakers ready a replacement for President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform law.

GOP readies Obamacare replacement

(Reuters) — Three top U.S. Republican lawmakers, including Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), will lead an effort to craft new health reforms that could replace Obamacare, party officials said last week.

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.

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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House passes bill to repeal, refund medical device tax

September 19, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The U.S. House of Representatives passes a jobs package that would repeal the medical device tax and issue refunds for all levies paid since the 2.3% excise tax went into effect last year.

House passes bill to repeal, refund medical device tax

UPDATED Sept. 19, 2014, with comment from MDMA, MITA and AdvaMed. 

The U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday to repeal and refund the medical device tax and promptly went into recess until after the mid-term elections in November.

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