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 SenateFeb 1st, 2017