PRESS RELEASE Statement related to: Robert M.

Removing IPAB will allow doctors and policymakers to spotlight long term efforts to improve care quality, improve health outcomes and make Medicare even more sustainable while preserving access to care for seniors right now and in the future.. PRESS RELEASE Statement related to: Robert M. Wah, MD President, American Medical Association The American Medical Association commends the U.S. House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee for moving legislation today to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board provision of the Affordable Care Work .‘A chronically ill person requirements more than symptom alleviation to resume a normal lifestyle. We're now beginning to work on that problem.’ Dr. Martin shows that he believes the study patients would have seen sustained improvement with ongoing acupuncture. ‘It's an acceptable expectation that if they received more acupuncture after 2-3 months, they would have maintained their improvement,’ he says. ‘Acupuncture generally works for approximately three months, and then individuals need a less-intensive treatment program.