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Inside CMS - 07/13/2017

Medicare Trustees To Publish Report That Determines If IPAB Triggered

July 12, 2017
The Medicare Trustees are scheduled to release Thursday (July 13) their annual report on the state of Medicare, which will serve as the basis for the CMS actuary's determination of whether the ACA's Independent Payment Advisory Board will be triggered. If triggered, President Donald Trump could use IPAB to make good on his campaign promise to curb drug prices, though his administration hasn't indicated it plans to use the board to that end. The report comes right in the middle...


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