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News | July 6th, 2017

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 […]
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News | July 5th, 2017

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.
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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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News, Press Release | June 7th, 2017

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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