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The medical device tax may be just the kick the industry needs to reinvigorate lagging research & development efforts, according to an industry insider.
Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) may have 228 co-sponsors for his bill to repeal the medical device tax, but he’s still missing some key members of the congressional caucus formed to support the medical device industry.
Investors drove shares of Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) down on Wall Street this morning after the company narrowed its fiscal 2012 earnings guidance. The declines came despite increased 3rd-quarter sales and earnings.