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HR 849 - Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act - Key Vote

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Gary Palmer voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (307-111) - (Key vote)

Title: Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) established by the Affordable Care Act, effective immediately.

Highlights:
  • Repeals the provisions that authorize IPAB to modify Medicare spending when spending targets set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are not met (Sec. 2).
  • Repeals provisions that authorize IPAB to conduct its proceedings outside of the public domain, as well as its exemption from judicial review (Sec. 2).

  • Repeals a provision that authorizes the Health and Human Services Secretary to modify Medicare spending when IPAB is unable to (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act

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