(Bloomberg) Republicans trying to end a U.S. excise tax on medical devices see a chance to capitalize on fractures among Democrats and score a long-sought victory.
If they manage to include the repeal in a package of tax breaks moving through the U.S. Senate this week, Republicans could make a dent in President Barack Obama’s 2010 health care law and help companies such as Medtronic Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp. that want the tax abolished.
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