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Modern Healthcare - - Front Page -

The pro­posed In­de­pen­dent Pay­ment Ad­vi­sory Board has set off a furor, with politi­cians from both sides of the aisle, physi­cians and hos­pi­tals all seek­ing to stop it. Con­cerns vary from fear over re­im­burse­ment cuts to im­ping­ing on Congress’ au­thor­ity. “How can IPAB im­pose sharp cuts to providers with­out any ad­verse im­pact on their pa­tients?” Rep. Paul Ryan, left, asked last week dur­ing a hear­ing on Capi­tol Hill.

Front cover photo by Stephen Crowley/ Thenewyorktimes/ Re­dux

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