GOP Takes New Aim At Medicare Board Repeal

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 6:02 PM EST) -- U.S. congressional Republicans will take another crack at eliminating the Independent Payment Advisory Board, the controversial Medicare cost-cutting board created by the Affordable Care Act, after an earlier effort failed, the GOP’s No. 2 man in the House of Representatives said Wednesday.

In a post-election letter to GOP colleagues, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said that repealing the IPAB, which has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers as well as Republican ones, may be possible when the 113th Congress convenes next year, despite a Senate led by...
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