PUBLIC LAW 110–54—AUG. 3, 2007
121 STAT. 551
Public Law 110–54 110th Congress An Act To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide an exception to the 60-day limit on Medicare reciprocal billing arrangements between two physicians during the period in which one of the physicians is ordered to active duty as a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces.
Aug. 3, 2007 [H.R. 2429]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. EXCEPTION TO 60-DAY LIMIT ON MEDICARE RECIPROCAL BILLING ARRANGEMENTS IN CASE OF PHYSICIANS ORDERED TO ACTIVE DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES.
(a) IN GENERAL.—Section 1842(b)(6)(D)(iii) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395u(b)(6)(D)(iii)) is amended by inserting after ‘‘of more than 60 days’’ the following: ‘‘or are provided (before January 1, 2008) over a longer continuous period during all of which the first physician has been called or ordered to active duty as a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces’’. (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to services furnished on or after the date of the enactment of this section.
42 USC 1395u note.
Approved August 3, 2007.
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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 2429: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 153 (2007): May 23, considered and passed House. July 24, considered and passed Senate.
VerDate Aug 31 2005
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