Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 117.djvu/2229
117 STAT. 2210
PUBLIC LAW 108–173—DEC. 8, 2003 of more than 250,000 and counties contiguous to such Metropolitan Statistical Area, 5,000 individuals. ‘‘(II) With respect to any other portion of such area, 1,500 individuals.’’.
SEC. 235. TWO-YEAR EXTENSION OF MUNICIPAL HEALTH SERVICE DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS.
The last sentence of section 9215(a) of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (42 U.S.C. 1395b–1 note), as amended by section 6135 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989, section 13557 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, section 4017 of BBA, section 534 of BBRA (113 Stat. 1501A–390), and section 633 of BIPA, is amended by striking ‘‘December 31, 2004’’ and inserting ‘‘December 31, 2006’’. SEC. 236. PAYMENT BY PACE PROVIDERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES FURNISHED BY NONCONTRACT PROVIDERS.
(a) MEDICARE SERVICES.— (1) MEDICARE SERVICES FURNISHED BY PROVIDERS OF SERVICES.—Section 1866(a)(1)(O) (42 U.S.C. 1395cc(a)(1)(O)) is amended— (A) by striking ‘‘part C or’’ and inserting ‘‘part C, with a PACE provider under section 1894 or 1934, or’’; (B) by striking ‘‘(i)’’; (C) by striking ‘‘and (ii)’’; (D) by inserting ‘‘(or, in the case of a PACE provider, contract or other agreement)’’ after ‘‘have a contract’’; and (E) by striking ‘‘members of the organization’’ and inserting ‘‘members of the organization or PACE program eligible individuals enrolled with the PACE provider,’’. (2) MEDICARE SERVICES FURNISHED BY PHYSICIANS AND OTHER ENTITIES.—Section 1894(b) (42 U.S.C. 1395eee(b)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraphs: ‘‘(3) TREATMENT OF MEDICARE SERVICES FURNISHED BY NONCONTRACT PHYSICIANS AND OTHER ENTITIES.— ‘‘(A) APPLICATION OF MEDICARE ADVANTAGE REQUIREMENT WITH RESPECT TO MEDICARE SERVICES FURNISHED BY NONCONTRACT PHYSICIANS AND OTHER ENTITIES.—Section
1852(k)(1) (relating to limitations on balance billing against MA organizations for noncontract physicians and other entities with respect to services covered under this title) shall apply to PACE providers, PACE program eligible individuals enrolled with such PACE providers, and physicians and other entities that do not have a contract or other agreement establishing payment amounts for services furnished to such an individual in the same manner as such section applies to MA organizations, individuals enrolled with such organizations, and physicians and other entities referred to in such section. ‘‘(B) REFERENCE TO RELATED PROVISION FOR NONCONTRACT PROVIDERS OF SERVICES.—For the provision relating to limitations on balance billing against PACE providers for services covered under this title furnished by noncontract providers of services, see section 1866(a)(1)(O).
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