AdvaMed 'Red Box' Targets Congress As Device-Tax Deadline Looms
The large medical device lobby group is keeping up its efforts to repeal the medical device excise tax, expanding its advertising buy on Capitol Hill with a new campaign as lawmaker return from recess.
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While the device lobby group says it will continue to fight for a permanent medical device tax repeal over the next three months, it will consider a temporary repeal if Congress doesn't get its "act together."
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.
While lawmakers are back in their districts during Congress' recess, AdvaMed is running local ads aimed at major congressional leaders to ensure they continue to prioritize repealing the 2.3% medical device excise tax.