MASSDEVICE ON CALL — It may appear that efforts to repeal the 2.3% medical device tax may seem quelled for now, but repeal advocates are still holding out hope that the bill will go down this fall.
"We’re heartened by the momentum the issue has," according to medtech industry association AdvaMed president & CEO Stephen Ubl. "Congress doesn’t agree on a whole lot these days, but the medical device tax is one issue that has broad bipartisan support."
A repeal bill in the House of Representatives already has some 260 cosponsors, and support is growing in the Senate, Ubl told the Washington Business Journal. "
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