doctor tax

doctor tax

A popular term for the extra amount of money that medical doctors are charged by a vendor of goods or services, based on the vendor’s real or imagined perception that doctors can afford to pay more than an average customer for the same product or service.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger's massive $12 billion expansion of government-run health care with its 4 percent payroll tax, 4 percent hospital tax and 2 percent doctor tax.