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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-485—OCT. 13, 1988

102 STAT. 2411

priate to assure that compliance with the requirements of this subsection will not be unduly burdensome on the States.". SEC. 608. MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO MEDICARE CATASTROPHIC COVERAGE ACT OF 1988. (a) MODIFICATION OF PROVISIONS MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT.—Section

RELATING

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EMPLOYMENT

421 of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988 is amended— 42 USC I395b (1) in subsection (a)(D— ^°^(A) by striking "(c)(D" and inserting "(c)(l)(A)", and (B) by striking "during the period described in subsection (c)(l)(A)" and inserting "(determined as if they were provided in that period)'; (2) in subsection (a)(2)— (A) by striking "(c)(2)" and inserting "(c)(l)(B)", and (B) by striking "during the period described in subsection (c)(l)(B)" and inserting "(determined as if they were provided in that period)"; (3) in subsections (a)(3)(A) and (a)(3)(B), by inserting "provided as of the date of the enactment of this Act" after "means benefits"; (4) in subsection (b)(l)— (A) by inserting "1989" after "50 percent of the", and (B) by striking "of the duplicative part A benefits" and inserting "of the benefits under part A of title XVIII of the Social Security Act (as amended by this Act as of January 1, 1989) which were not covered under part A of title XVIII of the Social Security Act as such part was in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act"; (5) in subsection (b)(2)— (A) by inserting "1990" after "50 percent of the", and (B) by striking "of the duplicative part B benefits" and inserting "of the benefits under part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act (as amended by this Act as of January 1, 1990, but excluding any such benefits with respect to covered outpatient drugs) which were not covered under part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act as such part was in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act."; and (6) in subsection (b)(3)— (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking "the actuarial value of duplicative part A benefits and duplicative part B benefits" and inserting "the amount of the additional benefits or refunds to be provided under subsections (a)(1) and (a)(2)"; (B) in subparagraph (A)(i), by striking "on the basis of* and inserting "as being equal to the respective national"; (C) in subparagraph (B), by striking COMPUTATION OF ACTUARIAL VALUE" and inserting "PUBLICATION OF GUIDEUNES AND NATIONAL AVERAGE ACTUARIAL VALUES FOR MINIMUM ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND REFUNDS"; and

(D) by striking clause (i) of subparagraph (B) and all that follows through "shall include instructions" and inserting the following: "(i) calculate and publish— "(I) the national average actuarial value for the following year of the benefits under part A of title XVIII of the Social Security Act (as amended by