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Health tax may wallop towns

Levies to be steep if high-end plans aren’t scaled back

'The cost of health care already is extremely expensive,' said Framingham selectwoman Ginger Esty. "The cost of health care already is extremely expensive," said Framingham selectwoman Ginger Esty.
By Sean P. Murphy
Globe Staff / April 5, 2010

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Massachusetts municipalities that offer employees, retirees, and elected officials the most generous and costly health insurance plans will feel the squeeze of the new national health care law’s tax on “Cadillac’’ insurance plans. (Full article: 905 words)

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