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With a U.S. House of Representatives vote expected this week on a bill to repeal ObamaCare’s medical device, will the measure manage to garner much support from more conservative, "Blue Dog" Democrats?
Rep. Bill Owens (D-N.Y.), an avid supporter of the Affordable Care Act, tells MassDevice.com why he decided this month to co-sponsor Rep. Erik Paulsen’s (R-Minn.) medical device tax repeal bill.
Cook Group federal affairs vice president Allison Giles gives MassDevice.com the inside scoop from her attendance at the House Ways & Means Committee meeting where lawmakers voted to pass the medical device tax repeal bill to the House floor for a vote.
Morgan Stanley analysts are slightly more confident this month that the medical device tax might be repealed, but they don’t see it happening this year.
Rep. Bill Owens (D-N.Y.) joins a small, but growing, cadre of Democrats who have opposed the 2.3% levy on medical device sales, over the warnings of a left-of-center think tank that anti-tax lobbying efforts are based on "misinformation and exaggerated claims."
The medical device industry unleashes one of its best weapons on the congress: Patients.
The U.S. House of Representatives’ powerful Ways & Means Committee affirms the medical device tax repeal bill on a 23-11 vote.