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Patient, Research, Surgeon Groups Urge Congress To Permanently Scrap Device Tax

November 08, 2017
A coalition of patient advocacy, research and surgeon groups penned letters to House and Senate leaders on Wednesday (Nov. 8) urging them to permanently repeal the medical device excise tax, which is set to go back into effect in January 2018. The letter argues the tax will stymie medical device innovation and reduce incentives for medical device research, echoing many of the points made by Research!America in a separate letter last Thursday (Nov. 2). The medical device industry and other...


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