The tax is particularly divisive in Indiana, where medical device manufacturing is a multi-billion dollar industry.
The letter says a permanent repeal of the tax would allow small businesses to grow.
Several of Indiana's U.S. Representatives are co-sponsoring the legislation.
The medical device manufacturer's tax, are tougher hate crime laws needed and with a week left in the 2016 legislative session, where do the big issues stand?
The medical device manufacturers tax, are tougher hate crime laws needed and with a week left in the 2016 legislative session, where do the big issues stand?
The 2.3 percent tax helps offset costs of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, but life sciences companies have fought to repeal it for three years.
Some Indiana lawkmakers are going to spend the summer looking at ways to assist the medical device industry, one of the strongest industries in the state.
The Senate is beginning consideration of a bill to revive more than 50 expired tax breaks.
Sen. Dan Coats, R-Indiana, revealed his top legislative priorities today, including a delay of the individual mandate and a repeal of the medical device tax.
Governor Pence and Indiana manufacturers say the tax on medical devices as stipulated in the Affordable Care Act is removing jobs from the industry.