On behalf of the more than 400,000 older Americans that RetireSafe represents nationwide, I want to express both our deepest thanks and our strongest endorsement for H.R. 452, your bill to repeal the provisions of the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (PPACA) that establish the infamous Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). IPAB is essentially a rationing board for Medicare, one exempted from the normal legislative and regulatory checks and balances. It is designed to cut spending and benefits to reach a specific savings target, based on a flawed inflation formula. Clearly this illconceived IPAB collection of bureaucrats will come between physicians and their patients to lower the quality of care under Medicare. Your legislation, H.R. 452, the “Medicare Decisions Accountability Act,” will save millions of lives from the insidious attack of IPAB. READ FULL ARTICLE


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