House Passes Legislation To Repeal Independent Payment Advisory Board

November 02, 2017
Updated Story The House on Thursday (Nov. 2) passed bipartisan legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act's Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) by a vote of 307-111. The bill, known as the Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act, was introduced by Energy &Commerce members Phil Roe (R-TN) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA). IPAB was set up as a backstop to slow the growth of Medicare spending. The board is triggered when the CMS actuary predicts that health care...

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