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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

94 STAT. 3176

PUBLIC LAW 96-537—DEC. 17, 1980 AUTHORIZATIONS

25 USC 1634.

"SEC. 305. There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out sections 301 and 302 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1981, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1982, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1983, and for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1984, such sums as may be necessary.". ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICES

SEC. 6. Title IV is amended by adding the following new section at the end thereof: GRANTS TO AND CONTRACTS WITH TRIBAL ORGANIZATIONS 25 USC 1622.

42 USC 1395i-2, 13950, 1395p.

42 USC 1396.

42 USC 1395, 1396.

Appropriation authorization.

"SEC. 404. (a) The Secretary, acting through the Service, shall make grants to or enter into contracts with tribal organizations to assist such organizations in establishing and administering programs on or near Federal Indian reservations and trust areas and in or near Alaska Native villages to assist individual Indians to— "(1) enroll under section 1818 of part A and sections 1836 and 1837 of part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act; "(2) pay monthly premiums for coverage due to financial need of such individual; and "(3) apply for medical assistance provided pursuant to title XIX of the Social Security Act. "(b) The Secretary, acting through the Service, shall place conditions as deemed necessary to effect the purpose of this section in any contract or grant which the Secretary makes with any tribal organization pursuant to this section. Such conditions shall include, but are not limited to, requirements that the organization successfully undertake to— "(1) determine the population of Indians to be served that are or could be recipients of benefits under titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act; "(2) assist individual Indians in becoming familiar with and utilizing such benefits; "(3) provide transportation to such individual Indians to the appropriate offices for enrollment or application for medical assistance; "(4) develop and implement a schedule of income levels to determine the extent of payment of premiums by such organization for coverage of needy individuals; and methods of improving the participation of Indians in receiving the benefits provided pursuant to titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act. "(c) There are authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1981, $5,750,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1982, $6,615,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1983, and $7,610,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1984.". HEALTH SERVICES FOR URBAN AND RURAL INDIANS

SEC. 7. Title V is amended to read as follows: