Medical Device Tax

By Brian Dolan March 21, 2013
We are live blogging old school today: Hit the refresh button every few minutes for updates! (Liveblogging is now concluded!) 10:26AM: The hearing is now adjourned! Apparently they cut it short to vote. 10:25AM: Final question goes to Mostashari from Burgess around why the ONC doesn't just make interoperability happen. 10:23AM: Rep Griffith is now asking about the diagnostic device that was...
By Neil Versel November 15, 2012
We've all heard the election post-mortem by now. President Obama's surprisingly comfortable re-election — along with the continued split control of Congress — means that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a., Obamacare, is here to stay, although some Republican governors are deciding to let the federal government run their states' health insurance exchanges and are opting out of...
By Brian Dolan October 2, 2012
In an editorial published in The Wall Street Journal last week, former Senator Evan Bayh, a Democrat from Indiana, argued that at least one provision in the Affordable Care Act "threatens thousands of American jobs and our global competitiveness". Bayh was pointing to the 2.3 percent tax that the law requires medical device companies to tack on to each sale starting in January. For the first half...

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