Getting Over the Goal Line: Congress Shows Strong Support for Medical Device Tax Repeal, but Issues Remain

Introduction -

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) generates very few areas of agreement. However, in recent months, proposals to repeal one of the most visible and controversial provisions of the law—the medical device excise tax (“MDET”)—have gained significant momentum.

This alert provides an update on the state of play in Congress with respect to the MDET, including the prospects for repealing the tax this year.

Please see full alert below for more information.

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Topics:  Affordable Care Act, Manufacturers, Medical Device Tax, Medical Devices

Published In: Constitutional Law Updates, Elections & Politics Updates, Health Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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