Utah Doc Leading Fight Against Cosmetic Surgery Tax
- Posted on: Feb 10 2010
By Matt Canham
WASHINGTON — Cosmetic surgeons are trying to rally their patients in opposition to a new tax on tummy tucks, face-lifts and breast augmentations that Senate Democrats are proposing to help pay for overarching health reform.
And leading the charge is Utah physician Renato Saltz, president of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
“The society is not against health care reform, but we don’t believe our patients should pay for the bill,” said Saltz, who runs a private practice in Holladay. …
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