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MDMA Statement on IRS Proposed Regulations for the Medical Device Tax

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 | Permalink

Fri, 02/03/2012 Health Care Reform, Device Tax WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the following statement regarding the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) proposed regulations for businesses impacted by the 2.3% medical device excise tax:  read more

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GAO Issues Report on Medical Device Pricing

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 | Permalink

Fri, 02/03/2012 GPO Reform The Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report looking at the pricing and transparency of costs for certain medical devices, focusing on implantables such as stents and artificial knees and hips. The report was requested by U.S. Senators, and was designed to examine the role that medical devices play in the costs of care.  read more

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New Legislation Seeks to Improve Advisory Panels, Remove Barriers to Innovation

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 | Permalink

Tue, 11/15/2011 FDA   A new piece of legislation was introduced in the Senate this week to help speed up the approval and clearance of medical devices. The legislation, “Patient Access to Medical Innovation Act”, was introduced by Senator Al Franken (MN), who noted “My legislation would remove unnecessary barriers so that these critical medical devices get to the patients that need them as quickly and safely as possible.”   read more

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