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MAR 22, 2013 - The Nation

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Bipartisan Push to Scrap Medical Device Tax a Cautionary Tale

A 2.3 percent tax on medical devices, such as MRI machines, has Senators of both parties up in arms. Photo credit pennstate via Flickr. It’s not often one finds bipartisan agreement in the Senate, but Thursday night 79 Senators joined to symbolically repeal the medical device tax provision of health care reform—a 2.3 percent levy on medical device companies that is projected to raise $30 billion over ten years to help finance the new law. The vote brought together every Republican in the upper chamber plus 33 Democrats, including liberal stalwarts like Senators Elizabeth Warren, ... Read More

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