Tag Archives: Medical Device Excise Tax

Was Erik Paulsen Duped By Medical Devicemakers Or Is He Promoting Alternative Facts ?

It wasn’t alternative facts when Congressman Tom Price R-GA-06 offered H.R. 4848 “Healthy Inpatient Procedures Act of 2016” or the “HIP Act” … it was greed. Background : Medicare had announced a new regulation – Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model. The CJR model’s goal was to give hospitals a financial incentive to work with […]

MN03 MathGuy Problem : $92 Million + $343 Million = The Ugly Truth of the Erik Paulsen Healthcare Plan

Simply stated, Third District “Representative” Erik Paulsen does not like Excise Taxes. He has pending legislation to terminate or reform the excise tax collected from medical device producers (H.R. 184) and craft beers (H.R. 747) and as part of H.R. 1628 the American Health Care Reform Act of 2017 (aka PaulsenInsuranceProtectionAct) , “Representative” Paulsen voted […]

MN02 Jason Lewis Votes To Allow Gender-based Healthcare Pricing

On January 24, a group of Northfield concerned citizens visited the just-opened Burnsville office of Congressional Second District Representative Jason Lewis to discuss the future of healthcare. From the Joan Janusz letter to The Northfield News : Repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as ObamaCare, without a replacement is irresponsible. Lewis’ District Director, […]

Erik Paulsen Proves Ted Cruz Is Right

Ted Cruz is under attack in Iowa … on his tax policy stance. Seems that he regularly has to educate reporters on what is wrong with Washington : The current tax code is an artifact of the Washington Cartel – lobbyists and special interests colluding with government to benefit themselves at the expense of taxpayers. […]

A thought-provoking tweet about Angie Craig

In business, have you encountered certain people who just impress you ? Ya know, they seem to grasp problems and offer solutions that make sense. Those people who have earned your respect … you trust them … you know when they say they will get something done, they will. Do you look at those people […]

Erik Paulsen Takes a Victory Lap as Reality Sets In – The well-oiled machine works

Visited 4 local #meddevice companies today. 2-yr suspension of med device tax means investing in R&D and more jobs. pic.twitter.com/qDKCXOkD9K — Rep. Erik Paulsen (@RepErikPaulsen) December 22, 2015 The media called it a “victory lap” … for a two-year suspension of the medical device excise tax. And as Erik Paulsen said “the reality is that, […]

How Erik Paulsen Can Guarantee Re-election : Spend More, Tax Less, Complain the Same

Washington's idea of a Christmas present: a 2,009 page #omnibus that rips off the taxpayer. #nc03 #ncpol pic.twitter.com/hvyZbePKXc — Rep. Walter Jones (@RepWalterJones) December 16, 2015 While you were watching the Republican Presidential candidates’ debate, Paul Ryan was finalizing the re-election of Erik Paulsen (as well as Tom Emmer and a host of other Members) […]

Erik Paulsen Christmas Wishlist (are you on it ?)

There’s only eight days left before “Elf” Paulsen and the House head home for the Christmas holidays … and everyone is wonder what “presents” will Representative Paulsen be bringing home to Minnesota’s Third District. “Presents” are always appreciated, but we all know that somehow and at some time, these “presents” will have to be paid. […]