In 2015, the medical device industry claimed that nearly 33,000 jobs had been lost since 2012 due to the Affordable Care Act’s device tax of 2.3%. Though former President Barak Obama signed a bill halting the tax for two years, the industry is fighting to have the tax permanently repealed. Leaders are expecting to regain the 7.2% of medical device workforce lost in the three years of the tax’s implementation with two new bills which both seek to permanently repeal the tax. Read the full article here.