Obamacare and Contact Lenses

One of the provisions of the Affordable Health Care Act (aka Obamacare) is that it taxes medical devices. Well the FDA absolutely defines contact lenses as "medical devices", so I presume this means contact lenses will be taxed. So...consumer cost for contact lenses is going up what? Approx 8.25%? Optometrists and opticals will have to start collecting, documenting and paying this "sales tax" on the sale of contacts. Fun times.


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