Category: U.S. House of Representatives
The U.S. House of Representatives approves a bipartisan 'doc fix' measure that would repair the way Medicare reimburses doctors.
(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.
Industry trade association AdvaMed applauds a bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives that would protect FDA user fees from sequestering cuts.
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.
A trio of Republican lawmakers ready a replacement for President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform law.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.