94 STAT. 2640
42 USC 1395f.
42 USC 1395y.
42 USC 1395f note.
PUBLIC LAW 96-499—DEC. 5, 1980
practice dentistry by the State in which he performs such function and who is acting within the scope of his Hcense when he performs such functions,". (b) Section 1814(a)(2)(E) of such Act is amended to read as follows: "(E) in the case of inpatient hospital services in connection with the care, treatment, filling, removal, or replacement of teeth or structures directly supporting teeth, the individual, because of his underlying medical condition and clinical status or because of the severity of the dental procedure, requires hospitalization in connection with the provision of such services; or". (c) Section 1862(a)(12) of such Act is amended by inserting "or because of the severity of the dental procedure," after "clinical status". (d) The amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to services provided on or after July 1, 1981. OPTOMETRISTS SERVICES
42 USC 1395x.
Recommendations, submittal to Congress. 42 USC 1395ZZ note. 42 USC 1395. 42 USC 1395x note.
SEC. 937. (a) Clause (4) of the first sentence of section 1861(r) of the Social Security Act is amended by striking out "but only with respect to establishing the necessity for prosthetic lenses," and inserting in lieu thereof "but only with respect to services related to the condition of aphakia,". (b) The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall submit to the Congress by January 1, 1982, legislative recommendations with respect to reimbursement under title XVIII of the Social Security Act for services furnished by optometrists in connection with cataracts and such other services which they are legally authorized to perform. (c) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to services furnished on on after July 1, 1981. ANTIGENS
42 USC 1395x.
42 USC 1395x note.
SEC. 938 (a). Section 1861(s)(2) of the Social Security Act is amended by striking out "and" at the end of subparagraph (E), by adding "and" after the semicolon at the end of subparagraph (F), and by inserting the following new subparagraph after subparagraph (F): "(G) antigens (subject to quantity limitations prescribed in regulations by the Secretary) prepared by a physician, as defined in section 1861(r)(l), for a particular patient, including antigens so prepared which are forwarded to another qualified person (including a rural health clinic) for administration to such patient, from time to time, by or under the supervision of another such physician;", (b) The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to services furnished on or after January 1, 1981. TREATMENT OF PLANTAR WARTS
42 USC 1395y. 42 USC 1395y note.
SEC. 939. (a) Section 1862(a)(13)(C) of the Social Security Act is amended by striking out ", warts,". (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to services furnished on or after July 1, 1981.