Survey: Mass. device firms are wary of health reform's sales tax

05/4/2010 | Boston Herald

Medical-device firms in Massachusetts say the implementation of the health reform law's 2.3% sales tax in 2013 could force them to take measures such as cutting jobs and increasing prices, according to a survey conducted by the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council. The survey also showed that about 41% of the council's members believe the device sector could benefit from the law's expanded health coverage.

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