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108 STAT. 4440 PUBLIC LAW 103-432—OCT. 31, 1994 hospital is located and the impact of such requirement on the efficacy and fairness of organ procurement and distribution. (2) REPORT.—Not later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the OTA shall complete the study required under paragraph (1) and prepare and submit to the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives a report containing the findings of such study and the implications of such findings with respect to policies affecting organ procurement and distribution. SEC. 156. PEER REVIEW ORGANIZATIONS. (a) REPEAL OF PRO PRECERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT FOR CER- TAIN SURGICAL PROCEDURES.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Section 1164 (42 U.S.C. 1320c-13) is repealed. (2) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS. — (A) Section 1154 (42 U.S.C. 1320c-3) is amended— (i) in subsection (a), by striking paragraph (12), and (ii) in subsection (d), by striking "(and except as provided in section 1164)". (B) Section 1833 (42 U.S.C. 13951) is amended— (i) in subsection (a)(l)(D)(i), by striking ", or for tests furnished in connection with obtaining a second opinion required under section 1164(c)(2) (or a third opinion, if the second opinion was in disagreement with the first opinion)"; (ii) in subsection (a)(1), by striking subparagraph (G); (iii) in subsection (a)(2)(A), by striking ", to items and services (other than clinical diagnostic laboratory tests) furnished in connection with obtaining a second opinion required under section 1164(c)(2) (or a third opinion, if the second opinion was in disagreement with the first opinion),"; (iv) in subsection (a)(2)(D)(i)— (I) by striking "basis," and inserting "basis or", and (II) by striking ", or for tests furnished in connection with obtaining a second opinion required under section 1164(c)(2) (or a third opinion, if the second opinion was in disagreement with the first opinion)"; (v) in subsection (a)(3), by striking "and for items and services furnished in connection with obtaining a second opinion required under section 1164(c)(2), or a third opinion, if the second opinion was in disagreement with the first opinion"; and (vi) in the first sentence of subsection (b), by striking "(4)" and all that follows through "and (5)" and inserting "and (4)". (C) Section 1834(g)(1)(B) (42 U.S.C. 1395m(g)(l)(B)) is amended by striking "and for items and services furnished in connection with obtaining a second opinion required under section 1164(c)(2), or a third opinion, if