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Med Device Tax: Punch in the Gut for Medtech Entrepreneurship

Medical devicesThe medical device tax—a 2.3% excise tax on all medtech company revenues—is a controversial element of the Affordable Care Act and has been making news recently as part of the recent budget talks on Capitol Hill. It also was recently supported in a surprisingly hostile yet uninformed New York Times Op-Ed piece, despite being one of the only issues in Washington these days with bipartisan support. See the medtech industry’s response here. In the last couple of months, the passing of a bipartisan budget with “non-binding language” supporting repeal is a good first step. Read more