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 […]
IPAB Webinar Warns of Imminent Threat -- View Here
On May 17, “Protect My Doctor and Me” hosted a nationwide webinar mobilizing against the imminent threat of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Speakers called groups to action to protect the Medicare program and seniors’ access to their trusted physicians.
Repealing IPAB Key to Preserving Patient Access to Health Care
As a dermatologic surgeon and president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association, I value our elderly citizens and proudly treat Medicare patients in my own practice. But the Medicare program and seniors’ access to quality health care faces an imminent threat unless Congress acts rapidly to address it. That threat is the government-created […]
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