By Paige Winfield Cunningham-The Washington Times
The Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to repeal a Medicare cost-cutting panel that was part of President Obamaâ€™s health care overhaul, delivering a carefully timed blow to his signature accomplishment one day before the two-year anniversary of his signing it into law.
Lawmakers voted 223-181 to do away with the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), marking the 26th time the House has voted to partially or completely repeal the sweeping overhaul in Republicansâ€™ ongoing effort to undermine the presidentâ€™s chief domestic reform at every turn.
Illustrating their bitterness over nearly all of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans complained that IPAB would severely undercut Medicare by giving a 15-member panel of appointees power to cut physician reimbursements â€” and blasted it as just another piece of a law they see as flawed to the core.
â€œIPAB is emblematic of the two very different visions held by Republicans and Democrats about the path to quality care and how to control costs in our health care system,â€ said Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
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