The Independent Payment Advisory Board

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In response, in part, to overall growth in Medicare program expenditures and growth in expenditures per Medicare beneficiary, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act created the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB, or the Board) and charged the Board with developing proposals to "reduce the per capita rate of growth in Medicare spending." This report discusses the responsibilities and duties.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 12, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Hahn, Jim

Specialist in Health Care Financing

Creator (Author):
Davis, Christopher M.

Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 12, 2012
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United States
Description:

In response, in part, to overall growth in Medicare program expenditures and growth in expenditures per Medicare beneficiary, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act created the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB, or the Board) and charged the Board with developing proposals to "reduce the per capita rate of growth in Medicare spending." This report discusses the responsibilities and duties.

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40 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
Format: Text