P.L. 100–360, Approved July 1, 1988 (102 Stat. 683)

Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988

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SEC. 222. [42 U.S.C. 1395mm note]  ADJUSTMENT OF CONTRACTS WITH PREPAID HEALTH PLANS.

The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall—

(1)  modify contracts under section 1876 of the Social Security Act, for portions of contract years occurring after December 31, 1988, to take into account the amendments made by this Act; and

(2)  require such organizations and organizations paid under section 1833(a)(1)(A) of such Act to make appropriate adjustments (including adjustments in premiums and benefits) in the terms of their agreements with medicare beneficiaries to take into account such amendments.

The Secretary shall also provide for appropriate modifications of contracts with health maintenance organizations under section 1876(i)(2)(A) of the Social Security Act (as in effect before February 1, 1985), under section 402(a) of the Social Security Amendments of 1967[194], or under section 222(a) of the Social Security Amendments of 1972[195], for portions of contract years occurring after December 31, 1988, so as to apply to such organizations and contracts the requirements imposed by the amendments made by this Act upon an organization with a risk-sharing contract under section 1876 of the Social Security Act.

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SEC. 301.  REQUIRING MEDICAID BUY-IN OF PREMIUMS AND COST-SHARING FOR INDIGENT MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES.

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(g) [42 U.S.C. 1396a note]  Treatment of Certain states.—

(1)  States operating under demonstration projects.—In the case of any State which is providing medical assistance to its residents under a waiver granted under section 1115(a) of the Social Security Act, the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall require the State to meet the requirement of section 1902(a)(10)(E) of the Social Security Act in the same manner as the State would be required to meet such requirement if the State had in effect a plan approved under title XIX of such Act.

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[Internal References.— P.L. 92-603, §222 heading (this Volume) have a footnote referring to P.L. 100-360.]



[194]  P.L. 90-248.

[195]  P.L. 92-603.