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Healthcare overhaul could add financial burdens to Massachusetts

Boston Globe, May 19, 2009

The Senate committee in charge of financing the upcoming healthcare overhaul is considering changes that could place new financial burdens on Massachusetts institutions and employees, including limiting the tax exclusion for employer-provided health coverage. Because Massachusetts residents typically earn more money and have better insurance than most Americans, limitations on that tax exclusion could disproportionately hurt them.