Orthopedics This Week – One of Wall Street’s top research groups has concluded that the May 4 passage of the AHCA, if ultimately signed into law by President Trump, would likely reduce orthopedic procedure volumes 0.7% in 2018 and, cumulatively, cut overall volumes 1.2% in 2026.
Medscape – Employing these five principles would get us a lot farther along toward the healthcare we need than would politics. That is where we will end up if we focus on what Hippocrates said over 2400 years ago: “The regimen I adopt shall be for the benefit of my patients according to my ability and judgment, and not for their hurt or for wrong.”
U.S. News – Small scale inpatient facilities, known in the industry as micro-hospitals, are popping up across the country to offer medical care in underserved communities and provide a local alternative to the potentially long waits for emergency care at major hospitals.
The new Trump administration and Republican Congress – and all the accompanying change and uncertainty – is the major story for the medical device industry.
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday withdrew the much-maligned bill to replace the Affordable Care Act from the floor Friday as Republican dissent swelled.
Republican legislation that looks to dismantle and replace Obamacare is facing serious opposition from many angles, including from hardline conservatives and the American Medical Association. Republican
Under pressure from conservatives and the business community, House Republicans have released a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that ditches their
A plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act floated by Republicans yesterday – which critics have already dubbed “Trumpcare” or “Obamacare Lite” – would
Devicemakers have long complained that their business has been negatively affected by an excise tax placed on their devices by the Affordable Care Act. A
The Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to head the Health & Humans Services Dept. in a 52-47 vote early this morning. No Democratic senator
When the medical device excise tax was in effect, the med tech industry lost nearly 29,000, or 7.2%, of its jobs, according to an AdvaMed
As we welcome a new president with very different views of healthcare from his predecessor, the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare”, is being
From tax breaks to Obamacare repeal, medtech companies are likely due to experience major changes under President Donald Trump. The situation, though, remains unpredictable. “I
When Donald Trump takes over as president on Jan. 20, one of the first business tax breaks he delivers is likely to go to the
Looking at the wider healthcare market to begin with, a recent Commonwealth Fund reports highlighted the impact of Trump health reform proposals. According to Rand analysis
Republican Donald Trump’s shocking victory Tuesday will force a major shift in the healthcare industry’s thinking about its future. Combined with the GOP’s retention of
Despite global challenges and escalating consolidation, the medical device and technology market will eclipse $500 billion in sales by 2021, according to a new analysis.
U.S. manufacturers of medical devices started 2016 with a windfall — a two-year suspension of a controversial tax on their revenue. Medical devices include a
Close watchers of the medical device industry are wondering what the two-year suspension of the medical device excise tax really means in practical terms. What
President Barack Obama last week signed into law an omnibus tax and spending bill that pauses the medical device tax for 2 years, hours after