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25% Tariff Proposed on Imported Orthopedic Products

In 1912 Democrats were pro-tariff, Republicans were not. Times have changed. / Source: Wikimedia Commons

This week, the U.S. government proposed taxing a large number of medical products including orthopedic devices being imported from China 25%. Here is the list of products for which the Trump Administration would like to tax and the time table for public comment and potential implementation.

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Top Orthopedic Stories From 2017

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Our uniquely dynamic and impactful industry treated more patients in 2017 than ever before and did so with a new generation of technologies and clinical skill levels. The top orthopedic stories reflected those trends while also addressing key issues like the opioid crisis, corporate disruption, and an increasingly complicated and intrusive U.S. regulatory and payment system.