From absurdity to reality: Medical device tax jolts Invacare CEO Malachi Mixon

January 13, 2010 by MedCity News

Invacare Corp. chairman and CEO A. Malachi Mixon III thought medical device tax was an impossible absurdity. Then it made it into the Senate healthcare reform bill.

By Mary Vanac

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ELYRIA, Ohio — A. Malachi Mixon III shook his head when he first heard about a proposed $4 billion tax on medical device makers as part of the Senate Finance Committee's healthcare reform bill last year.

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