MITA News

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) and the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association (WBBA) today led a coalition in delivering a letter to Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell of Washington state calling for timely action on legislation to repeal the medical device tax.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today announced that Megan Hayes has joined the organization as Regulatory and Standards Director.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today issued the following statement in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) final decision to cover annual low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) scans for Medicare beneficiaries who are at high risk for lung cancer:

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today commended the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for setting clear goals and developing a timeline for shifting Medicare payments from volume to value.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today lauded the findings of a study that found the majority of primary care physicians (PCPs) believe that advanced medical imaging provides considerable value to patient care. The study, published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, also found that physicians whose clinical careers began prior to the widespread availability of advanced medical imaging tend to hold these technologies in even higher regard than younger physicians.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) today applauded the Senate re-introduction of bipartisan legislation to repeal the increasingly damaging medical device excise tax. The legislation, S. 149 “The Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act,” was sponsored by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and was introduced with a bipartisan group of original cosponsors – Al Franken (D-MN), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Richard Burr (R-NC), Rob Portman (R-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA), Dan Coats (R-IN), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) today applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation to repeal the 2.3 percent medical device excise tax. The legislation, H.R. 160 “The Protect Medical Innovation Act,” was sponsored by Reps. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Ron Kind (D-WI), and was introduced with 254 original cosponsors.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today announced that Peter Weems has joined the organization as Policy Director. The addition of Weems will help strengthen the trade association’s expertise in coverage and reimbursement issues.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today announced that Andy Dhokai has joined the organization’s Government Relations department. The addition of Dhokai will help to strengthen the trade association’s expertise in health policy and legislative advocacy.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) issued the following statement today in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) draft decision to cover annual low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) scans for Medicare beneficiaries who are at high risk for lung cancer: