Medical Device Tax
The ADA is working to repeal the 2.3 percent medical device excise tax paid by manufacturers, importers, and producers of certain dental devices, which could ultimately result in increased costs for dentists and dental patients.
115th Congress (2017-2018)
The ADA is calling on Congress to repeal the 2.3 percent medical device excise tax paid by manufacturers, importers, and producers of certain dental devices.
- March 8, 2017—Letter (PDF) thanking the House Ways and Means Committee for including repeal of the medical device tax in its markup of the American Health Care Act.
- January 31, 2017—Letters (PDF) thanking Sens. Orrin Hatch and Amy Klobuchar for sponsoring S. 108, the Protect Medical Innovation Act.
- January 31, 2017—Letter (PDF) thanking Rep. Erik Paulsen for sponsoring H.R. 184, the Protect Medical Innovation Act.
The Association's priorities are based on the major policies and positions (PDF) (Members Only) adopted by the ADA House of Delegates.
Prepared by: Division of Government and Public Affairs
Last Updated: March 16, 2017