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104 STAT. 1388-198 PUBLIC LAW 101-508—NOV. 5, 1990 42 USC 1396n note. 42 USC 1396n. 42 USC 1396n note. 42 USC 1396n note. "(C) In making estimates under paragraph (2)(D) in the case of a waiver to the extent that it applies to individuals with mental retardation or a related condition who are resident in an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded the participation of which under the State plan is terminated, the State may determine the average per capita expenditures that would have been made in a fiscal year for those individuals without regard to any such termination.". (2) EFFECTIVE DATE.— The amendment made by paragraph (1) shall apply as if included in the enactment of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, but shall only apply to facilities the participation of which under a State plan under title XIX of the Social Security Act i§ terminated on or after the date of the enactment of this Act. (d) SCOPE OF RESPITE CARE.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Section 1915(c)(4) is amended by adding at the end the following: "Except as provided under paragraph (2)(D), the Secretary may not restrict the number of hours or days of respite care in any period which a State may provide under a waiver under this subsection.". (2) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendment made by paragraph (1) shall apply as if included in the enactment of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981. (e) PERMITTING ADJUSTMENT IN ESTIMATES TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT PREADMISSION SCREENING REQUIREMENT. —In the case of a waiver under section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act for individuals with mental retardation or a related condition in a State, the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall permit the State to adjust the estimate of average per capita expenditures submitted under paragraph (2)(D) of such section, with respect to such expenditures made on or after January 1, 1989, to take into account increases in expenditures for, or utilization of, intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded resulting from implementation of section 1919(e)(7)(A) of such Act. SEC. 4744. PROVISIONS RELATING TO FRAIL ELDERLY DEMONSTRATION PROJECT WAIVERS. (a) EXPANSION OF WAIVERS. —Section 9412(b) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by striking "10" and inserting "15"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(3) In the case of an organization receiving an initial waiver under this subsection on or after October 1, 1990, the Secretary (at the request of the organization) shall not require the organization to provide services under title XVIII of the Social Security Act on a capitated or other risk basis during the first 2 years of the waiver.". (b) APPLICATION OF SPOUSAL IMPOVERISHMENT RULES. —(1) Section 1924(a) (42 U.S.C. 1396r-5(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(5) APPLICATION TO INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING SERVICES FROM ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVING CERTAIN WAIVERS. — This section applies to individuals receiving institutional or noninstitutional services from any organization receiving a frail elderly demonstration project waiver under section 9412(b) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986.".