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Despite House Vote, IPAB Lives
Health Leaders Media

Thursday’s House vote to eliminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board, or IPAB as it is commonly known, provides Republicans and some Democrats with symbolic bragging rights and not much more. There’s very little likelihood that the Democrat-controlled Senate, which is home to some of IPAB’s biggest boosters, will even take up the issue during this legislative session.

That means IPAB, which is part of the massive Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, remains the law of land…for now.