IPAB Repeal Gets a Second Chance in the House

Bipartisan legislation rapidly gaining support

Kristin Leighty

Bipartisan legislation introduced by Reps. David P. Roe, MD (R-Tenn.) and Allyson Schwartz (D-Penn.) aims to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a key provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). HR 351, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act, was introduced on Jan. 23, 2013, and has already garnered more than 120 cosponsors.

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