The Vermont Medical Society urges the General Assembly to reject the proposed 2.35 percent tax on independent physicians and dentists.
Vermont Medical Society
The tax is expected to generate about $17 million a year — more than $10 million from physicians and $6 million from dentists. The administration says the revenue would be pumped back into the health care system, supporting Medicaid, primary care and dental services.
As a family physician and president of the Vermont Medical Society, I have a number of suggestions for the patients who are consumers of health care, which is essentially all of us.
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