S.251: Protecting Medicare from Executive Action Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Feb. 1, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 1, 2017

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Bill Summary

Protecting Medicare from Executive Action Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per capita rate of growth in Medicare spending.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 1, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Feb. 1, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)

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