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New Tax in Senate Health Plan Draws Bipartisan Fire
New York Times - Robert Pear and David M. Herszenhorn

 Senators of both parties said Thursday that they would seek significant changes in a Democratic proposal to tax generous high-cost health insurance policies. The tax, proposed as a way to help finance coverage of the uninsured, would be levied on insurance companies. But the senators said they worried that it would be passed on to individual policyholders, families and employers who buy insurance for their workers.