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Suppose you are one of those people who believes in having insurance coverage on your appliances or cars. You buy a policy that says you can have any service provider do the work and it will be covered. Then your covered product breaks down and you try to arrange a repair and find out that while the service is "covered," you cannot actually get service because the service provider will not be paid enough to actually get them to do the work.
Of course, the first step on that road is the 27% payment reduction already poised to go into effect in 2013. Try that with your utilities provider. "Hey, I'm only going to pay $73 of that $100 bill. Like it or lump it." Sure, that will ensure continued gas and electric service to your house.
This video explains how the IPAB provision is unconstitutional, but, hey, that's not an issue under the Obama administration, is it?