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Sebelius underscores limits of IPAB
Modern Healthcare

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and a panel of policy analysts testified before the House Budget Committee Tuesday to discuss the purpose, potential effectiveness and even the constitutionality of the Independent Payment Advisory Board.

Authorized in the healthcare reform law, the IPAB is a still-unnamed board of 15 non-elected officials tasked with recommending to Congress ways to reduce Medicare spending.