This week US Representative Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN), released a statement concerning HR 351, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act, a legislativ
e measure that would repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).
“I am proud to reintroduce this important legislation,” he said. “As a physician with more than 30 years of experience, I find the ability of this board to intervene in the patient-doctor relationship particularly troubling. I believe my bill is a testament to the fact that members of Congress can put party politics aside, come together and do what’s right for our seniors.”
Roe added he will continue to push for a full repeal of the IPAB and looks forward to working with both Republican and Democratic colleagues in an effort to protect and preserve Medicare.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.