Why A Vote On The Medical Device Excise Tax Is The Biggest Deal Ever For Obamacare

You?ve probably never heard of H.R. 436, the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2011. The bill was proposed by Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) just a few months after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (more commonly called ?the health care reform bill? or alternatively, ?Obamacare?) was slated to take effect.

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