Medical Device Tax

Patients Deserve the Full Potential of Medical Innovation

By Jeff Mirviss, Senior Vice President and President, Peripheral Interventions, Boston Scientific Susan, an active mother of three, woke up the day after taking a one-hour flight with a swollen, painful leg that was almost purple. She knew something was wrong, but didn’t expect what the emergency room doctors told her—that a deep vein thrombosis […]

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 […]

January 18, 2018: In the Know

Familiar with Telemedicine? Mayo Clinic is Taking Next Step with New Robotic ‘Telestenting’ Procedure Medtronic’s pain pump redesign OK’d by FDA Return of Medical Device Tax Expected to Disproportionally Hurt Minnesota Innovation Vice Admiral Matthew L. Nathan, M.D., Former Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy, Joins Humanetics Medical Advisory Board Ochsner Health System and Vital […]

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

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. […]

Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation Again Takes the Lead on Repealing the Medical Device Tax

After leading the passage of a 2-year suspension of the ACA’s medical device tax, Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation is delivering unified leadership on securing full repeal in 2017. In the U.S. House, Erik Paulsen (MN-3) has introduced HR 184, The Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2017. Paulsen’s bill includes 234 Co-Sponsors and features the entire Minnesota House Delegation, […]

January 19, 2017: In the Know

Senate Bill Introduced to Kill Sales Tax on Medical Devices Allina, Aetna to launch Twin Cities health insurer Rebiotix, Mayo Team Up to Test Orally-Administered Gut Microbe Transplant Evergreen Medical Technologies Quadruples Size of Cleanroom Manufacturing Space for Implantable Medical Devices Vital Simulations and careLearning Announce National Medical Education Distribution Partnership Enrollment Complete for ACIST-FFR […]

Federal News

Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation Again Takes the Lead on Repealing the Medical Device Tax After leading the passage of a 2-year suspension of the ACA’s medical device tax, Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation is delivering unified leadership on securing full repeal in 2017. In the U.S. House, Erik Paulsen (MN-3) has introduced HR 184, The Protect Medical Innovation Act of […]

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