U.S. House Votes to Abolish IPAB

(By – D. BRADY NELSON, via news.heartland.org)

The U.S. House of Representatives voted in June to abolish the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), widely considered to be a national health care rationing board. IPAB is a 15-member panel of health care experts established under Obamacare tasked with making cost-cutting recommendations for Medicare annually if program spending exceeds a target growth rate. Its primary purpose is to deny patients access to expensive treatments. Read more…

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