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Kyle Pomerleau: The Harmful Effects of the Medical Device Tax

April 22, 2013

At the start of this year makers of medical devices became subject to a federal excise tax on their products. It's an especially bad way to fund Obamacare, says the Tax Foundation's Kyle Pomerleau, because it could reduce innovation, raise costs of medical care, and cause conflict within the medical industry over who should ultimately bear the burden of the tax.