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CVS, Walgreens, Walmart object to proposed tax on Mass. retail clinics

The tax is part of a bill approved by the Massachusetts House that would assess hospitals, insurers and urgent care clinics in varying amounts to provide grants to struggling community hospitals. The proposal is now being discussed in conference committee with members of the Senate.

By Jessica Bartlett – Reporter, Boston Business Journal |  Jul 18, 2018, 4:53am EDT Updated Jul 18, 2018, 9:48am

CVS’s MinuteClinic, Walgreens and Walmart are major members of a trade group that’s objecting to a proposed tax on retail health care centers in Massachusetts, saying the result would be to raise health care costs for consumers.



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