Republican senators say there should be a PPACA watchdog who digs into the law and ensures proper implementation.

GOP Sens. Pat Roberts, Kansas, and Rob Portman, Ohio, introduced a bill last week that would create an Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act.

Though there already is an inspector general in the Department of Health and Human Services, Roberts said in a statement he wanted to create a position that could investigate PPACA's "implementation and ensure our taxpayer dollars are being spent within the letter of the law." The position also would coordinate watchdog efforts across the federal government.

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