Navigation Links
AdvaMed Commends House Progress on Repealing Medical Device Tax
Date:5/31/2012

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), issued the following statement on today's mark-up in the House Ways and Means Committee of H.R. 436, the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2011, a bill that would repeal the 2.3% excise tax on medical devices scheduled to begin in 2013:

"AdvaMed is very pleased that Congress has taken the first step to stop the medical device tax, a tax that could cost as many as 40,000 jobs and lead to reductions in research and development that will stifle the search for tomorrow's treatments and cures.

"AdvaMed appreciates the leadership of Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) on this pressing issue, and commends the committee for acknowledging the important role that the medical technology sector plays in the nation's economy.

"As Congress continues to move forward with this reform legislation, we urge them to consider how the life-changing technology produced by medical device manufacturers improves the quality of life of patients worldwide. This tax must be repealed so that the medical technology industry can continue to grow and innovate."

NOTE: Find an interactive 50-state map with information on the number of medical technology jobs, sales, average salaries and more here.

AdvaMed member companies produce the medical devices, diagnostic products and health information systems that are transforming health care through earlier disease detection, less invasive procedures and more effective treatments. AdvaMed members range from the largest to the smallest medical technology innovators and companies. For more information, visit www.advamed.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE AdvaMed
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine technology :

1. Adnavance Technologies to Present Initial Data Supporting Direct Detection Molecular Diagnostic Tests at AdvaMed 2009 and BIOCOM Investor Conference
2. Medical Technology Executives Descend on D.C. as AdvaMed 2009: The MedTech Conference Kicks Off and Health Care Debate Continues
3. Vibrant Exhibit Hall Features Innovative Medical Technology at AdvaMed 2009
4. AdvaMed Releases New Survey Results on DTC Campaigns
5. AdvaMed Selects Prolifiq as Member of Business Solutions Program
6. AdvaMed 2010 Keynote Speakers Announced
7. CSA Medical Selected to Present at AdvaMed 2010: The MedTech Conference
8. Medical Technology, Funding & Government Experts Address Business, Investment, Reimbursement, Compliance, Innovation, Regulatory and Legal Issues at AdvaMed 2010
9. ConvaTec to Present at AdvaMed 2010: The MedTech Conference
10. AdvaMed 2010 Premier Medical Technology Conference Opens Today in Washington D.C. With Executive Workshops, Company Presentations, Innovation Alley Exhibits and Featured Keynote Speakers: FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg, CMS Administrator Dr.
11. AdvaMed 2010 Sets New Attendance Record: More than 1,700 Device and Diagnostics Leaders from Across the Country and Around the World Came to Washington, D.C.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... Spain , Dec. 2, 2016 In ... natural sources apart from those derived from C. sativa, ... the Universita` di Napoli Federico II , the ... created the first comprehensive, critical, integrated and unified inventory ... The article focuses on the remarkable chemical and ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , Dec. 2, 2016  Eli Lilly and ... financial guidance for 2017 and provide updated financial guidance ... also conduct a conference call on that day with ... company,s financial guidance. The conference call will ... general public can access a live webcast of the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2, 2016 CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: ... in New York City on Thursday, December 15, 2016, beginning at 8:00 a.m. ... will provide an in-depth review of the company,s strategies ... company will also discuss 2017 earnings guidance during the ... the event will be broadcast simultaneously on the Investor ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... The annual ... Enrollment Period (or Annual Election Period), is ending December 7th. Currently-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries who ... C) or prescription drug plan (Part D) need to make changes during this period ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 2016 , ... With the number of pain management programs available for people ... the one that works for them. When an inventor from Suisun City, Calif., was ... decided to share it with others. , He developed a prototype for PRO GO ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... California, will be included in the 2016 “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” ... on the amalgamation of their education, experience, and professional associations. , One ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet is proud to ... which covers the innovative treatments, therapeutic technologies, and revolutionized nutrition that are helping ... prolonging life 6 years in the last 3 decades,” says Dr. Valentine Fuster, ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... The PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference ... and Spa in Honolulu, offering local frontline clinicians the opportunity to extend their ... The demand for supplemental training related to pain management has surged dramatically in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):