P.L. 95–142, Approved October 25, 1977 (91 Stat. 1175)

Medicare-Medicaid Anti-Fraud and Abuse Amendments

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Sec. 21. 

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(b) [42 U.S.C. 1395x note]  The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare[160] shall, by regulation, define those costs which may be charged to the personal funds of patients in skilled nursing facilities who are individuals receiving benefits under the provisions of title XVIII, or under a State plan approved under the provisions of title XIX, of the Social Security Act, and those costs which are to be included in the reasonable cost or reasonable charge for extended care services as determined under the provisions of title XVIII, or for skilled nursing and intermediate care facility services as determined under the provisions of title XIX, of such Act.

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[Internal References.—SSAct §§1819(f) and 1919(f) cite the Medicare-Medicaid Anti-Fraud and Abuse Amendments of 1977.]



[160]  P.L. 96-88, ยง509(b), deemed this reference to be to the Secretary of Health and Human Services.