IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 1, 2017
Mr. Wyden (for himself, Mr. Heinrich, and Ms. Stabenow) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
To repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board in order to ensure that it cannot be used to undermine the Medicare entitlement for beneficiaries.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Medicare from Executive Action Act of 2017.
Repeal of the Independent Payment Advisory Board
Section 1899A of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395kkk) is repealed.
Lobbying cooling-off period
Paragraph (3) of section 207(c) of title 18, United States Code, is repealed.
GAO study and report
Section 3403(b) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 1395kkk–1) is repealed.
MedPAC review and comment
Section 1805(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395b–6(b)) is amended—
by striking paragraph (4);
by redesignating paragraphs (5) through (8) as paragraphs (4) through (7), respectively; and
by redesignating the paragraph (9) that was redesignated by section 3403(c)(1) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148) as paragraph (8).
Section 10320(b) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148) is repealed.
Rule of construction
Section 10320(c) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148) is repealed.