House majority leader Eric Cantor decries the medical device tax

February 5, 2013 by MassDevice staff

House majority leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) comments on the medical device tax remind that the fight for repeal isn't over.

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor

House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) hasn't forgotten about the the medical device tax, a measure he once called a "draconian" burden on the U.S. medtech industry.

In comments made during a speech at the American Enterprise Institute Cantor told an audience that the medical device tax and other healthcare reform measures make it more difficult for U.S. researchers to develop new therapies and prevents patients from accessing important healthcare technologies.

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