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108 STAT. 4398 PUBLIC LAW 103-432—OCT. 31, 1994 Public Law 103-432 103d Congress An Act Oct. 31, 1994 [H.R. 5252] Social Security Act Amendments of 1994. 42 USC 1305 note. To amend the Social Security Act and related Acts to make miscellaneous and technical amendments, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Social Security Act Amendments of 1994". SEC. 2. REFERENCES IN ACT; TABLE OF CONTENTS. (a) AMENDMENTS TO SOCIAL SECURITY ACT.— Except as otherwise specifically provided, whenever in this Act an amendment is expressed in terms of an amendment to or repeal of a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to be made to that section or other provision of the Social Security Act. (b) REFERENCES TO OBRA. —In this Act, the terms "OBRA- 1986", "OBRA-1987", "OBRA-1989", "OBRA-1990", and "OBRA- 1993" refer to the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-509), the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (Public Law 100-203), the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989 (Public Law 101-239), the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-508), and the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 (Public Law 103-66), respectively. (c) TABLE OF CONTENTS. — The table of contents is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. References in Act; table of contents. TITLE I—MEDICARE PROVISIONS Subtitle A—Provisions Relating to Part A Provisions relating to adjustments to standardized amounts for wages and wage-related costs. Essential access community hospital (EACH) amendments. Provisions relating to rural health transition grant program. Psychology services in hospitals. Medicare-dependent, small rural hospitals and sole community hospitals. Skilled nursing facilities. Notification of availability of hospice benefit. Clarifying expertise of individuals to serve on the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission. Authority for budget neutral adjustments for changes in payment amounts for transfer cases. Clarification of DRG payment window expansion; miscellaneous and technical corrections. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. 10L 102. 103. 104, 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110.