House Votes Again to Repeal Obamacare’s Tax on Medical Devices

The Medtronic Inc. headquarters building stands in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., on Monday, June 16, 2014. Medtronic Inc., the second-largest maker of medical devices, agreed to buy Covidien Plc for $42.9 billion in cash and stock as it transforms into a broader-based company bolstered by new tax advantages.

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The U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices, seeking again to remove a piece of Obamacare.

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