IPAB Legislation Fast-Track Process Will Likely Need Clarification -- CRS
The “enforceability and mechanics” of Congress’ fast-track consideration of Medicare cuts recommended by the Independent Payment Advisory Board will likely need to be clarified, according to the Congressional Research Service.
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