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PUBLIC LAW 94-460—OCT. 8, 1976 " ( II) provides to its enrollees, on a prepaid capitation risk basis or on any other risk basis, all of the services and benefits described in paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (4)(C), and (5) of section 1905(a) and, to the extent required by section 1902(a) (13)(A) (ii) to be provided under a State plan for medical assistance, the services and benefits described in paragraph (7) of such section; or "(ii) is a nonprofit primary health care entity located in a rural area (as defined by the Appalachian Regional Commission)— " (I) which received in the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976, at least $100,000 (by grant, subgrant, or subcontract) under the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965, and " ( II) for the period beginning July 1, 1976, and ending on the expiration of the period for which payments are to be made under this title either has been the recipient of a grant, subgrant, or subcontract under such Act or has provided services under a contract (initially entered into during a year in which the entity was the recipient of such a ^ a n t, subgrant, or subcontract) with a State agency under this title on a prepaid capitation risk basis or on any other risk basis; or "(iii) which has contracted with the single State agency for the provision of services (but not including inpatient hospital services) to persons eligible under this title on a prepaid risk basis prior to 1970. "(C) Subparagraph (A) (iii) shall not apply with respect to payments under this title to a State with respect to expenditures incurred by it for payment for services by an entity during the three-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this subsection or beginning on the date the entity enters into a contract with the State under this title for the provision of health services on a prepaid risk basis, whichever occurs later, but only if the entity demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Secretary by the submission of plans for each year of such three-year period that it is making continuous efforts and progress toward achieving compliance with subparagraph (A) (iii). "(3) A State may, in the case of an entity which has submitted an application to the Secretary for determination that it is a health maintenance organization within the meaning of paragraph (1) and for which no such determination has been made within 90 days of the submission of the application, make a provisional determination for the purposes of this title that such entity is such a health maintenance organization. Such provisional determination shall remain in force until such time as the Secretary makes a determination regarding the entity's qualification under paragraph (1).". (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to payments under title X IX of the Social Security Act to States for services provided— (1) after the date of enactment of subsection (a) under contracts under such title entered into or renegotiated after such date, or (2) after the expiration of the 1-year period beginning on such date of enactment, whichever occurs first.
90 STAT. 1959
42 USC 1396(i. 42 USC 1396a.
40 USC app. 1.
42 USC 1396b note. 42 USC 1396.