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Lobbyists Again Coordinate Device Tax Attack

Executive Summary

AdvaMed and MDMA, two rivaling lobby groups, have again come together against a common enemy: the Obamacare medical device excise tax. The groups simultaneously released survey results that argue that permanently repealing the tax would be a boon for their member companies and innovation.

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