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PUBLIC LAW 101-508 —NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1388-141 tives, and the Select Committee on Aging of the House of Representatives that— (1) summarizes the allocation of funds authorized for grants under this section and the expenditure of such funds; (2) summarizes the scope and content of training conferences convened under this section; (3) outlines the problems that eligible individuals encounter in procuring adequate and appropriate health care coverage; (4) makes recommendations that the Secretary determines to be appropriate to address the problems described in paragraph (3); and (5) in the case of the report issued 2 years after the date of enactment of this section, evaluates the effectiveness of counseling programs established under this program, and makes recommendations regarding continued authorization of funds for these purposes. (f) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR GRANTS.—T here are authorized to be appropriated, in equal parts from the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and from the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund, $10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1991, 1992, and 1993, to fund the grant programs described in this section. SEC. 4361. MEDICARE AND MEDIGAP INFORMATION BY TELEPHONE. (a) IN GENERAL. —Title XVIII (42 U.S.C. 1395 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 1888 the following: MEDICARE AND MEDIGAP INFORMATION BY TELEPHONE "SEC. 1889. The Secretary shall provide information via a toll-free telephone number on the programs under this title and on medicare supplemental policies as defined in section 1882(g)(1) (including the relationship of State programs under title XIX to such policies).". Oa) DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS.—The Secretary of Health and Human Services is authorized to conduct demonstration projects in up to 5 States for the purpose of establishing statewide toll-free telephone numbers for providing information on medicare benefits, medicare supplemental policies available in the State, and benefits under the State medicaid program. Subtitle B—Medicaid PART 1—REDUCTION IN SPENDING Sec. 4401. Reimbursement for prescribed drugs. Sec. 4402. Requiring medicaid payment of premiums and cost-sharing for enrollment under group health plans where cost-effective. PART 2—PROTECTION OF LOW-INCOME MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES Sec. 4501. Phased-in extension of medicaid payments for medicare premiums for certain individuals with income below 120 percent of the official poverty line. PART 3—IMPROVEMENTS IN CHILD HEALTH Sec. 4601 Sec. 4602 Sec. 4603 Medicaid child health provisions. Mandatory use of outreach locations other than welfare offices. Mandatory continuation of benefits throughout pregnancy or first year of life. Sec. 4604. Adjustment in payment for hospital services furnished to low-income children under the age of 6 years. Presumptive eligibility. Role in paternity determinations. 42 USC 1395Z2. 42 USC 1395ZZ note. Sec. 4605 Sec. 4606