US House 'Problem Solvers,' AdvaMed, Aim To Repeal Device Tax
Two recent efforts to repeal the medical device tax include proposed legislation by a bipartisan "Problem Solvers" group of House members that includes a device-tax repeal provision, as well as an advertising campaign by AdvaMed.
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