S.260: Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017

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Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare 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.

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Feb. 1, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Text of measure as introduced: CR S597)
Feb. 1, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by John Cornyn (R-Texas)

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