Plenary Sessions Highlight Current & Forthcoming Policies Impacting Innovation
The second day of AdvaMed 2013: The MedTech Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., will feature plenary sessions honoring two of the industry's congressional champions and exploring the impact of new Medicare payment initiatives on patient access to medical innovations.
The morning plenary session on Tuesday, "Recognizing our 2013 Congressional Champions," will feature Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), leaders in the charge to repeal the medical device excise tax. Remarks will explore the need for public policy to promote the development of innovations that improve patient care. Senators Hatch and Klobuchar will each receive the AdvaMed 2013 Congressional Champion Award for their continued support of medical technology innovation.