Groups urge Congress to repeal IPAB

04/29/2013 | HealthLeaders Media

About 500 health care organizations, employers and patient advocates have called on Congress to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board, saying its authority to cut costs will hinder access to care and could lead to higher employer and overall medical expenses. "Requiring IPAB to achieve scoreable savings in a one-time period is not conducive to generating savings through long-term delivery system reforms," the groups wrote in their letter.

View Full Article in:

HealthLeaders Media

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Attorney
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Senior or Principal Consultant
PAREXEL International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Chief Financial Officer
Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
Southfield, MI
Senior Vice-President Managed Care Mid-Atlantic Region
Mercy Health System
Conshohocken, PA
Associate Chief Financial Officer
Commonwealth Care Alliance
Boston, MA