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Can Congress reject IPAB’s recommendations?

  • May 1, 2013

Q. If Congress doesn’t like IPAB’s recommendations, can legislators say “no”?

A. IPAB must submit its recommendations to Capitol Hill, and Congress can turn them down-but only if legislators can agree on alternative cuts of the same size.

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