Medical Device Excise Tax

In the Know: The Biggest Healthcare Stories of 2019

Medical Device Excise Tax Fully Repealed Minnesota’s Angel Tax Credit Returns Gov. Walz Shows Support for Entrepreneurs with Creation of Launch Minnesota Proposed Changes to Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Announced in Medical Alley Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Optum completes acquisition of DaVita Medical Group from DaVita 3M buys medical device […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for December 23, 2019

House passes measure to kill medical device tax Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Boston Scientific gets 1st US disposable duodenoscope clearance Medtronic Acquires Klue In a first, researchers sequence single bacterial cells, paving path for rapid sepsis test Faegre Baker Daniels will merge with large Philadelphia law firm on Feb. 1 Ecolab […]

Medical Alley Association Backs Protect Medical Innovation Act

Minneapolis, MN – On Wednesday, April 10 2019, the United States House of Representatives introduced the Protect Medical Innovation Act to permanently repeal the harmful medical device excise tax. Medical Alley Association thanks the bill’s authors, as well as its hundreds of bipartisan cosponsors, including Minnesota Representatives Jim Hagedorn (R), Angie Craig (D), Dean Phillips […]

In The Know — March 11, 2019

New App Designed To Help Patients Report Health Outcomes Wins Top Prize from AHRQ Medical device tax repeal bill reintroduced in U.S. Senate Ping Yeh, StemoniX CEO, talks growth after $14M round – Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Medtronic Keeps DES Market Hot with New Indication FemPulse Appoints Dr. Robert Kieval as Chief Scientific […]

Medical Alley Association Backs Sen. Klobuchar’s Push to Repeal Medical Device Tax

For Immediate Release: March 7th, 2019 Medical Alley Association Backs Sen. Klobuchar’s Push to Repeal Medical Device Tax Minneapolis, MN – Medical Alley Association thanks Senator Amy Klobuchar for her leadership on permanently repealing the medical device excise tax. The Protect Medical Innovation Act, introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Pat Toomey (R-PA), has […]

At The Table – October 29, 2018

MAA Meeting with Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Johnson Earlier this month Medical Alley Association and its board members had an opportunity to sit down with gubernatorial candidate Commissioner Jeff Johnson.  The discussion was centered around MAA’s recent working group report, Realizing the Vision, a 10- year strategy that provides a roadmap to ensure Minnesota’s competitiveness. MAA […]

July 25, 2018: Capitol News

U.S. House Votes to Repeal Medical Device Tax Late yesterday afternoon, the U.S. House voted to permanently repeal the Medical Device Excise Tax by a vote of 283-132. The bill – known as The Protect Medical Innovation Act – received strong bipartisan support, including five members of Minnesota’s Congressional delegation. The bill now goes to […]

Medical Alley Applauds House Passage of Device Tax Repeal – Urges Senate Action

For Immediate Release: July 24, 2018 Today, the United States House of Representatives voted 283-132 to permanently repeal the Medical Device Excise Tax. The Medical Alley Association thanks those House members who voted to bring certainty to the healthcare marketplace and to prioritize health consumer access to the next-generation of medical technology solutions. The House […]

Congress Passes Two-Year Suspension on Medical Device Excise Tax, Again

The Affordable Care Act’s widely unpopular medical device excise tax is off, again, for now. Congress passed a stopgap bill for federal spending through Feb. 8 — after a 3-day government shutdown due to a lack of votes in support of the legislation — that includes the second two-year suspension on the 2.3 percent device […]

Medical Device Excise Tax Suspended Thanks to Strong Leadership

For Immediate Release: January 23, 2018 Medical Device Excise Tax Suspended Thanks to Strong Leadership Golden Valley, MN – Medical Alley Association President & CEO Shaye Mandle issued the following statement regarding the suspension of the medical device excise tax: “The Medical Alley Association is pleased that Congress and the President have prioritized health consumers […]

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