DC–Today, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) applauded
Congress for passing another two-year suspension of the medical device excise tax.
pleased with the passage of the two-year suspension of the medical device tax,
as it ensures that our companies are able to continue investing in innovative
technologies to improve patient care,” said Joe Robinson, chairman of the MITA
board of directors and senior vice president of health systems solutions at
Philips Healthcare. “We are encouraged by the bipartisan support in Congress
and hope that policymakers will continue their work toward a long-term solution
to the tax.”
joined the Senate in passing the bill to suspend the medical device tax. It
passed 81-18 in the Senate and 266-150 in the House.
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