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Evidence-Based Policymaking In A Polarized Environment: Can The IPAB Bridge The Gap?

June 15th, 2012

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) establishes the executive-appointed 15-member Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). The IPAB is an expert body charged with trimming Medicare costs and improving the quality of health care. Board members will be required to make recommendations to cut Medicare funding in years when spending growth exceeds targeted rates. […]

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