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101 STAT. 1330-219
101 STAT. 1330-219
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-203—DEC. 22, 1987

101 STAT. 1330-219

State plan, only the additional or alternative remedies of the Secretary shall apply. "(8) CONSTRUCTION.—The remedies provided under this subsection are in addition to those otherwise available under State or Federal law and shall not be construed as limiting such other remedies, including any remedy available to an individual at common law. The remedies described in clauses (i), (iii), and (iv) of paragraph (2)(A) may be imposed during the pendency of any hearing. "(9) SHARING OF INFORMATION.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all information concerning nursing facilities required by this section to be filed with the Secretary or a State agency shall be made available to Federal or State employees for purposes consistent with the effective administration of programs established under this title and title XVIII, including investigations by State medicaid fraud control units.", (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.—(1) Section 1902 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1396a) is amended by striking subsection (i). (2) Section 1903(i) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1396b(i)) is amended by striking the period at the end of paragraph (7) and inserting "; or" and by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(8) with respect to any amount expended for medical assistance for nursing facility services to reimburse (or otherwise compensate) a nursing facility for payment of a civil money penalty imposed under section 1919(h).'. SEC. 4214. EFFECTIVE DATES. (a)

NEW

REQUIREMENTS

42 USC 1396r AND

SURVEY

AND

CERTIFICATION

PROCESS.—Except as otherwise specifically provided in section 1919 of the Social Security Act, the amendments made by sections 4211 and 4212 (relating to nursing facility requirements and survey and certification requirements) shall apply to nursing facility services furnished on or after October 1, 1990, without regard to whether regulations to implement such amendments are promulgated by such date; except that section 1902(a)(28XB) of the Social Security Act (as amended by section 4211(b) of this Act), relating to requiring State medical assistance plans to specify the services included in nursing facility services, shall apply to calendar quarters beginning more than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, without regard to whether regulations to implement such section are promulgated by such date. (b) ENFORCEMENT.—(1) Except as otherwise specifically provided in section 1919 of the Social Security Act, the amendments made by section 4213 of this Act apply to payments under title XIX of the Social Security Act for calendar quarters beginning on or after the date of the enactment of this Act, without regard to whether regulations to implement such amendments are promulgated by such date. (c) TRANSITIONAL RULE.—In applying the amendments made by this part for services furnished before October 1, 1990— (A) any reference to a nursing facility is deemed a reference to a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility (other than an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded), and (B) with respect to such a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility, any reference to a requirement of subsection