House Passes Legislation To Repeal Independent Payment Advisory Board

By Ariel Cohen / November 2, 2017 at 8:11 PM
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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