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Friday, April 12, 2013
President Obama Introduces Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Proposal »
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Tuesday, April 9, 2013
MDMA Statement on House Device Tax Repeal Bill Securing 218 Co-Sponsors »
WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the followi...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Medical Device Manufacturing Coalition Applauds Passage of Medical Device Tax Repeal Amendment »
Washington, D.C. – The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
MDMA Board Members Urge Quick Action to Repeal the Medical Device Tax »
WASHINGTON, DC  – Highlighting the job losses and negative impact to patient care already caused by the medical devic...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
MDMA Statement on Senate Budget Committee Hearing Discussing the Device Tax »
WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the followi...
Monday, February 18, 2013
USPTO Issues Final Guidance for First-to-File Rule »
The U.S. Patent & Trade Office (USPTO) recently published final rules and guidance implementing the first-inventor-to-...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
MDMA Response to the State of the Union Address »
WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the fo...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Coalition of Medical Technology Manufacturers Applauds Bipartisan Efforts to Repeal Job-Killing Medi »
Washington, D.C. – A coalition of medical device manufacturers today applauded Members of the Senate and House of Represen...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
MDMA Praises Introduction of Bipartisan Medical Device Repeal Legislation »
WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the followi...
Monday, February 4, 2013
MDMA Comments on Comprehensive Assessment of the Process for the Review of Device Submissions »
MDMA Comments on Comprehensive Assessment of the Process for the Review of Device Submissions
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Medical Technology Manufacturers Make First Semimonthly $97 Million Medical Device Tax Payment »
Washington, D.C. – A coalition of medical device manufacturers said that today’s first semimonthly payment of approximatel...
Monday, January 28, 2013
MDMA Submits Comments on Coverage with Evidence Development Draft Guidance »
MDMA submitted comments this week to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding their draft guidance f...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDMA Statement on the Fiscal Cliff and the Medical Device Tax »
WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the followi...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
MDMA Statement on IRS’ Final Rule on the Medical Device Excise Tax »
WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the fo...
Friday, November 16, 2012
Top Lawmakers Call for GPO Investigation »
In light of the recent meningitis outbreak, top lawmakers including ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Comm...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leading Executives from Across the Country Urge Senate to Repeal the Device Tax »
Washington, D.C. – A broad coalition of medical technology companies, physician groups, venture capital firms and lea...
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
MDMA Hosts Post-Election Analysis »
MDMA hosted a member-wide webinar this week to analyze the election results and what it will mean for the regulatory env...
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
MDMA Comments to FDA on UDI »
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Thursday, October 18, 2012
FDA Issues New PMA Guidance as a Part of MDUFA III Agreement »
While FDA began collecting updated user fees for PMAs earlier this month, new guidance detailing PMA submission and appr...
Thursday, October 11, 2012
PCORI Continues to Come Under Scrutiny »
As policy makers continue to examine the best methods for controlling the costs of health care, one of the lead supporte...
Thursday, October 4, 2012
MedPAC Continues to Examine Methods on Addressing Reimbursements »
Members of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) met this week to continue examining reimbursements paid to...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
"Pulse of the Industry" Details Med Tech Opportunities and Challenges »
Ernst and Young's 2012 "Pulse of the Industry" was released todayand detailed the current environment for medical techno...
Monday, October 1, 2012
New Report Details the Cost of Health Care »
A new report detailed exactly how much Americans spent on health care in 2011, including a rare look at what some of the...
Thursday, September 27, 2012
European Commission Issues New Medical Device Guidelines »
The European Commission issued proposed measures recently that called for moving towards a centralized pre-market author...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Congressional Briefing Helps Debunk "Windfall" Argument of Device Tax »
New research shows that despite providing near-universal health care coverage in the state of Massachusetts, the overwhe...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
House and Senate Hearings Detail Challenges with Implementation of the ACA »
Hearings in the U.S. House and Senate this week displayed bipartisan frustration with the IRS, CMS and other agencies th...
Friday, September 7, 2012
FDA Issues Preliminary Report for Postmarket Surveillance »
The FDA released a plan this week detailing how it is working to implement their proposal for improvements to the medica...
Thursday, September 6, 2012
IOM Issues Report on Healthcare Waste and Fraud »
A report issued this week by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) detailed billions of dollars of wasteful spending in the na...
Thursday, August 2, 2012
FDA Issues 2013 User Fee Rates »
FDA this week released the user fee rates for 510(k) and PMA submissions in 2013. The new user fees are a part of the MD...
Thursday, July 19, 2012
House Committee Approves Appropriation Bill for HHS Funding »
The House Appropriations Committee approved legislation this week that provides funding for the Department of Health and...
Thursday, July 12, 2012
New Draft Guidance Designed to Improve Pre-Submission Process »
The FDA issued draft guidance this week designed to formalize and improve the pre-submission process for medical device...
Thursday, June 28, 2012
MDMA Statement on Supreme Court Decision on the “Affordable Care Act” »
WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the fo...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
MDMA Statement on House Passage of User Fee Programs »
WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the fo...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
MDMA Statement on GAO Report on Implantable Medical Devices »
WASHINGTON, DC – Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the fo...
Thursday, June 7, 2012

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