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  • okiedivot okiedivot Dec 11, 2012 2:50 PM Flag

    Medical Device Tax Delay?

    These clowns deserve the shame for "you can read the law after we pass it".

    "Democratic lawmakers have joined with Republicans in raising alarm about a looming ObamaCare-tied tax on medical devices, saying the additional tax is causing "uncertainty and confusion for businesses" and should be delayed.

    The previously obscure tax has, over the last several months, emerged as one of the most controversial in the health care overhaul and one of the few with bipartisan opposition. Starting Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act imposes a 2.3 percent tax on medical devices with the goal of raising nearly $30 billion over the next decade."

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