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H.R. 452, The Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011

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H.R. 452 would repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.

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Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012: House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.

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    Costs: $23.17 per
    and increases their $162,301.27 share of the national debt by $23.17.
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M Adams

July 6, 2011, 11:01am (report abuse)

If the Republicans are sponsoring it you can be assured it is not beneficial to the American public.

Nana Yamasaki

February 24, 2012, 8:28am (report abuse)

Today, my doctor and I decide my treatment. Unless this bill is passed, in 2014 an appointed board will decide if I may have treatment or not, and which treatment is cost effective. They will probably agree with Obama, "give her an aspirin and send her down the road".

JimW

(logged-in user) March 10, 2012, 2:44pm (report abuse)

Nana, today you, your doctor, and your insurance company decide your treatment and it will stay that way if this bill is passed. I'd much prefer me, my doctor, and a properly appointed board of medical professionals (rather than my insurance company) deciding my treatment.

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