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Hospitals, GPOs Cry Foul On Industry Attempts To Pass On Excise Tax

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Executive Summary

Some device firms are trying to pass the 2.3 percent medical device excise tax onto hospitals in the form of price increases; hospitals and group purchasing organizations argue this subverts the intent of the tax provision.

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