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.

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