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House Votes to Block IPAB, Approve Malpractice Caps
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In a vote primarily along party lines, the House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal the portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that would have created the Independent Payment Advisory Board.

By a 223-181 vote the House approved HR 5 (the Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011) with four amendments: