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GOP targets new cost-cut board in Obama health law
San Francisco Chronicle

Republicans are revamping their strategy against President Barack Obama’s health care law: If they can’t repeal the whole thing, they’ll try to pick off pieces. Even better if it’s a new and unfamiliar bureaucracy. The House began debate Wednesday on legislation to abolish the Independent Payment Advisory Board, a yet-to-be-appointed body created by the law to keep Medicare costs from ballooning.