Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Obamacare's Medical-Device Tax to Cost $2 Billion R&D, 1 Million Life-Years, Annually

Obamacare levies an excise tax on medical devices that will reduce research & development investment by over $2 billion every year, beginning in 2013. This will have an impact on patients' health. An initial estimate figures that this will cause a loss of one million life-years annually.

Read this month's Health Policy Prescription, by Benjamin Zycher, at this link.

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