iStock_000006476620MediumIn a new article via, “The controversial medical device excise tax – established to help fund healthcare reform – continues to rouse debate. Opponents argue the tax puts an undue hardship on device companies and will ultimately stifle growth and innovation. Supporters say the cost to device companies should be offset by an expanded customer base, now that more Americans have access to health coverage.  Members of Congress are trying to repeal the tax, but for now, the excise tax continues to ruffle feathers throughout the industry – influencing decisions at the executive level that often impact medical device representatives.”  For more information on this impact, please visit: