The medtech tax is bad for animal care, too, vets say

Thu, 10/10/2013 - 7:29am
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Veterinarians say they are unintended victims of the 2.3% medical device tax, since many devices used on humans are also used in animal care.

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Veterinarian groups have joined up with medical device industry lobbyists in opposing the 2.3% medical device sales tax contained in the Affordable Care Act.

Designed to help fund healthcare reform, the tax unfairly affects veterinarians, who aren't getting any sort of perks from ACA in terms of new patients, according to the American Veterinary Medical Assn.


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