George Miller, US House of Representatives (D-CA)House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Health Subcommittee Hearing - IPAB: The Controversial Consequences for Medicare and Seniors (Testimony) Thursday, July 14th, 2011
“The Independent Payment Advisory Board is about strengthening the Medicare program.
Without innovation and evidence-based decision-making, Medicare will be put in jeopardy.
And the forces calling for ending Medicare as we know it will gain the upper hand.
The American people have firmly rejected the Republican budget plan to end Medicare.
That is why we must encourage everyone to find the sweet spot where the delivery of good health care is affordable health care.
We really have no alternative. Without innovation, our current system will be unsustainable for our nation’s families, businesses and taxpayers.” READ FULL ARTICLE