TITLE

Fight for independence

AUTHOR(S)
Zigmond, Jessica
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;7/18/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 29, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the Independent Payment Advisory Board, which was created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and is intended to suggest ways to reduce per capita growth rate in Medicare spending. Opposition for the board said that the establishment of the board will reduce the power of the U.S. Congress in regulating the program. The American Hospital Association added in their letter to Senator John Cornyn of Texas said that this threatens the dialogue between hospitals and elected officials. INSET: PULLING RANK.
ACCESSION #
63230016

 

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