A bill to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board in order to ensure that it cannot be used to undermine the Medicare entitlement for beneficiaries.

Introduced in Senate
Protecting Medicare from Executive Action Act of 2017

This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to
terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB
is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per capital rate of growth in
Medicare spending.



  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

    Feb 1st, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Feb 1st, 2017