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Medica technology saves lives, improves patient outcomes and helps lower the overall cost of health care. It is also one of America's strongest and fastest-growing manufacturing sectors, creating and producing medical innovations for use around the world—and providing good-paying jobs across the country.
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The tax has resulted in employment reductions of approximately 14,000 industry workers and forgone hiring of 19,000 workers.
Medical Device Tax Report
March 2014

Key findings on the impact of the medical device tax. Click to download>>

 

 

Med tech industry trends and analysis from 2013
December 2013

EY's Pulse of the Industry Report provides an overview and analysis of overarching trends in the medical technology industry in 2013. Click to download>>

Total Joint Replacement is a valuable treatment option for many of the 27 million Americans who suffer from Osteoarthritis.
December 2013

Total Joint Replacement from Osteoarthritis, a disease for which there is no cure. Despite its proven personal and economic benefits, total joint replacement is severely underutilized. Click to download>>

27 Million Americans suffer from Osteoarthritis.
December 2013

Osteoarthritis is a progressive, destructive disease of the major joints for which there is no cure. it is a leading cause of disability in the U.S. Click to download>>

Study Shows Declining Prices For Major Implantable Devices
September 2013

In this study, we examine empirical evidence on reported average price trends for several major categories of implantable medical devices (IMDs) over the period 2007 through 2011.We find that the reported average price for each type of implantable medical device studied declined during this period, both on a nominal and inflation-adjusted basis. Using the medicalcare CPI, we calculate the decline in inflation-adjusted prices to be from 17 to 34 percentdepending on the device category. Click to download>>

"The role of medical technology in health care costs has long been a source of debate. Yet, surprisingly, very little analysis has been conducted on the direct costs to the health system of medical devices themselves."
October 2012

This report estimates the cost of medical devices and the contribution of these products to increases in national health expenditures during the course of a twenty-two year period (1989-2010). Major findings include that medical devices are a relatively small and very slowly growing share of national health expenditures.  Click to download >>

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