Congress, Cut Loose Obamacare's Notorious Medicare Board
Mia Palmieri Heck, director of health and human services for the American Legislative Exchange Council, authored an op-ed in The Hill discussing how competition and choice are better tools for controlling healthcare spending than an unelected board like IPAB.
IPAB Should Be Repealed
Congress continues to make progress on phase one of healthcare reform through the Senate’s “Better Care Reconciliation Act,” legislation that repeals key parts of Obamacare. Moving forward, there are many other reforms that Congress should make to the nation’s healthcare system that promote access to care, fiscal responsibility, patient choice, and state flexibility. One obvious […]
Time to Kill the Death Panel
With Congress poised to repeal and replace Obamacare, the time has come to abolish the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a little-known but dangerous provision within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Congress needs to repeal IPAB, and if it were not for the arcane rules surrounding the budget reconciliation process being used […]
The little known threat that could change Medicare this August
BY TOMMY THOMPSON AND VIC FAZIO, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR The Medicare program and seniors’ health benefits face an imminent looming threat unless Republicans and Democrats in Congress can work together to address it — because time is running out.
More Than 700 Groups Nationwide Call On Congress To Repeal IPAB Immediately
Mary R. Grealy, Healthcare Leadership Council President and leader of Protect My Doctor and Me IPAB Repeal Campaign Available for Comment When IPAB is Triggered Washington, DC—This week, the number of diverse organizations representing, among others, patients, healthcare providers, employers, veterans and Americans with disabilities calling on Congress to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board […]
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