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Letter, News, Press Release | July 23rd, 2017

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Urges IPAB Repeal

In a letter sent to Congress in conjunction with a July 20 hearing on legislation affecting the Medicare program, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste said it is imperative that lawmakers repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board and maintain decisionmaking regarding Medicare policy in the hands of elected representatives instead of an unelected board.
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Press Release | July 20th, 2017

In House Testimony, Healthcare Leadership Council Head Calls on Congress to Pass Joint Resolution Bringing End to IPAB

“An initial, and critical, step in making Medicare stronger is to remove an entity that threatens to weaken it.” WASHINGTON – In testimony before a House subcommittee today, the president of the Healthcare Leadership Council urged Congress to pass a joint resolution, which must be enacted by August 15 of this year, that would eliminate […]
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Press Release | July 13th, 2017

Statement by Healthcare Leadership Council President Mary R. Grealy on the Need to Repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board

Calls for Congress to Meet August 15 Deadline for Passage of Fast Track Resolution to Eliminate IPAB Threat to Medicare Beneficiaries The need for Congress to eliminate the threat to Medicare beneficiaries posed by the Independent Payment Advisory Board remains both urgent and essential.  The announcement today that IPAB will not be triggered into action […]
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Press Release | June 29th, 2017

Majority of U.S. House of Representatives Now Cosponsoring Legislation Repealing Independent Payment Advisory Board

Healthcare leaders say Congress needs to move before August recess to take advantage of legislative window to repeal IPAB before seniors are harmed Bipartisan legislation to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), sponsored by Congressmen Phil Roe (R-TN) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA), has now gained 219 cosponsors, a majority of the U.S. House, demonstrating […]
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Press Release | June 8th, 2017

Healthcare Leadership Council Launches $2 Million Ad Campaign Calling for Independent Payment Advisory Board Repeal

Print, Digital, Broadcast and Cable TV Ads Emphasize August 15 Deadline for Congress to Repeal IPAB to Prevent Harm to Medicare Beneficiaries WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council, a coalition of leading companies from all sectors of American healthcare, has launched a multimedia advertising campaign urging Congress to act expeditiously in repealing the Independent Payment […]
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