AdvaMed Plans Lobbying On Device Tax, Medicare Payments

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 2:50 PM EST) -- The medical device industry's leading trade group on Tuesday sketched its lobbying vision for 2014, vowing to press for repeal of a controversial Affordable Care Act tax, pursue Medicare reimbursement reforms, and secure stronger footholds in China and India.

The Advanced Medical Technology Association said during a media briefing that it will keep pushing Congress to scrap the ACA’s 2.3 percent levy, which is expected to raise almost $30 billion over the course of a decade. Association officials offered no specifics when asked how lawmakers should...
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