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Scared of Obamacare’s IPAB? Meet the USPSTF!

February 27, 2013 Leave a comment

By on 2.27.13 @ 6:08AM

Those unelected boards are coming into their own, making decisions for doctors and patients alike.

In the fight over Obamacare, one of the hottest points of contention has been the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), an unelected body with powers so broad that it has been called a “super-legislature” by some, and a potential “death panel” by others. Major policies set by the IPAB will have the force of law unless they are explicitly blocked by Congress. The usual order, of course, is that Congress is supposed to make the laws and bureaucrats are supposed to follow them.

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CONTINUE READING: http://spectator.org/archives/2013/02/27/scared-of-obamacares-ipab-meet

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