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March 5, 2018: Capitol News

The First Two Weeks of Legislative Session are in the Books! A later start to session compressed the timeline for the legislature to complete its work, so it has been a jam packed first two weeks. Hearing on Bill to Implement a Tax on Opioids The House Health & Human Services (HHS) Reform committee held […]

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 […]

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

For Immediate Release: December 12, 2017 MAA Thanks Congressman Paulsen For His Proposed Suspension of Medical Device Tax Golden Valley, MN – 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 […]

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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