Hospital execs join congresswoman in device tax fight

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski

Indiana congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN) says hospital executives are on her side in a battle against the recently imposed medical device tax that reportedy cost the industry $97 million this month. The tax hurts hospitals and patients, the representative said. A proposal in the House is devoted to rolling back the 2.3% tax, which is included in President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Story