How killing the medical device tax became one of Washington’s top priorities

November 8, 2014 3:09 PM

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How killing the medical device tax became one of Washington’s top priorities

Within days of the Republican Party regaining control of the Senate, a host of policy issues has quickly risen to the top of Washington's priorities list: trade, corporate tax reform, the Keystone pipeline. And then there's the medical device tax.

The tax, passed as part of the Affordable Care Act, plays a marginal role in the health-care overhaul, but the push to repeal it has attracted millions of dollars of lobbying, as well as high-profile supporters on the Hill, from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah).

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