A Small Public Service – Presenting the IMAB/IPAB

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by DR. DOUG PEREDNIA – The Road to Hellth: As you may or may not know, the new healthcare reform law created something called the “Independent Payment Advisory Board” (IPAB).  It was originally called the Independent Medicare Advisory Board (IMAB), until it was given the mandate to recommend policies that would control costs throughout the [...]

Understanding the Affordable Care Act from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Reforms under the Affordable Care Act have brought an end to some of the worst abuses of the insurance industry. These reforms have given Americans new rights and benefits, byhelping more children get health coverage, ending lifetime and most annual limits on care, allowing young adults under 26 to stay on their parent’s health insurance, and giving [...]

Kaiser Family Foundation Analysis

The Independent Payment Advisory Board: A New Approach To Controlling Medicare Spending. The 2010 health reform law (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act1, also referred to as the ACA) establishes a new Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) with authority to issue recommendations to reduce the growth in Medicare spending, and provides for the Board’s recommendations [...]

What is IPAB?

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