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MAA Thanks Congressman Paulsen For His Proposed Suspension of Medical Device Tax

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Golden Valley, MN (December 12, 2017) – Medical Alley Association President & CEO Shaye Mandle issued the following statement regarding Congressman Erik Paulsen’s proposal to extend the suspension of the medical device excise tax:

“Medical Alley Association thanks Congressman Paulsen for his leadership and proposal to suspend the medical device tax for another five years. With bipartisan support and over 260cosponsors, this proposal signals to health consumers and innovators that Congress is committed to helping people get the care and technology they need. While we know that Congressman Paulsen and others will continue to seek full repeal, this extension would allow current investments and plans to move forward, giving health consumers additional confidence in treatment options and improved outcomes.

We are grateful for Congressman Paulsen’s leadership on this issue and Medical Alley is committed to working with him to get this suspension through Congress and into effect by thebend of the year.”

About the Medical Alley Association

Since 1984, the Medical Alley Association has been the front door to Medical Alley. We are the collective voice and expertise of Medical Alley; the strategy, implementation and execution vehicle of the Medical Alley Community. We deliver the collective influence, intelligence and interactions that support Medical Alley’s global leadership.

Contact:

Julia Schliesing

JSchliesing@medicalalley.org

952.746.3813

www.medicalalley.org

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