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H.R. 849 - Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act
Sponsor: David P. Roe (R)
Introduced: 2017-11-06
Bill Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
 

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on October 31, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act

This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per capita rate of growth in Medicare spending.

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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 849


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 6, 2017

    Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


AN ACT

    To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of the independent payment advisory board.

Effective as of the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148), sections 3403 and 10320 of such Act (including the amendments made by such sections) are repealed, and any provision of law amended by such sections is hereby restored as if such sections had not been enacted into law.

Passed the House of Representatives November 2, 2017.

    Attest:karen l. haas,   
    Clerk

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