Claim: The federal health care law “creates an unaccountable new board that can cut Medicare benefits with no notice â€“ and no one, not even Congress can stop it.”
Ad(s): Obama Hurts Seniors
Sponsor(s): Super PAC for America
Air Dates: Nov. 2 – 5
Total Estimated Spending On This Claim: $57,133
Markets: Harrisburg, Wilkes Barre
Stations: WGAL, WHP, WHTM, WPMT, WBRE, WNEP, WOLF, WYOU
FactCheck.org Summary: The Independent Payment Advisory Board, by law, cannot cut benefits, and it is accountable to Congress, which can vote to reject the board’s recommendations.