AdvaMed has steadily ramped up its lobbying spending as part of the push to repeal the 2.3% medical device tax. But spending on lobbying by the Medical Device Manufacturers Association, which represents a lot of smaller device companies, has remained small and constant since early 2009, Roll Call reported.
Medical device coffers are $97 million lighter this week, as the industry just paid its first semi-monthly tax bill, trade groups said.
Now that the IRS has unveiled its final rule on the medical device tax, some in the industry say there's not enough time for devicemakers to get their compliance ducks in a row before the 2.3% charge takes effect Jan. 1.
Washington, D.C.-- A bevy of medical device execs gathered in the nation's capital last week for the annual meeting of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association to hear hot topics affecting the
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