U.S. Medical Device Tax Back in Effect After Two-year Pause


eMediNexus    05 January 2018

A 2.3% tax on the sale of medical devices came back into effect after a two-year suspension. The excise tax on catheters, pacemakers and other healthcare products was among several fees and taxes imposed in January 2013 to help fund the Affordable Care Act. Supporters of the tax say it has helped provide health insurance to millions of previously uninsured Americans.

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