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Medical device tax: A hat trick of futility

October 3, 2014 by Brian Johnson

The medical device tax has achieved such a hat trick of futility that you couldn’t blame medtech for boycotting the 2.3% excise levy.

The medical device tax is like a bad public school teacher: It’s a drain on the system and seemingly impossible to get rid of.

In just 21 months, the 2.3% levy has achieved a unique hat trick of futility. How else could you describe a tax that’s highly inefficiant, fundamentally ineffective and disproportionately damaging to 1 of the few net exporting industries left in the U.S.?

In recent months, we’ve learned that the following about the medical device tax:

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Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President of Ortho Sales Partners and Partner for The De Angelis Group. He also serves as Co-Founder and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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