P.L. 113–295, Approved December 19, 2014 (128Stat. 4010)

Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014

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SECTION 1. [26 U.S.C. 1 note]  Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014

This division may be cited as the “Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014”.

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SEC 221.  DEADWOOD PROVISIONS

(a)(19)(B)(viii)  Section 209(a)(14) of the Social Security Act is amended— (I) by striking subparagraph (B), and (II) by striking “(14)(A)” and inserting “(14)”.

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(a)(99)(C)(ii)  Section 210(a) of the Social Security Act is amended by striking paragraph (17).

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SECTION 1. [26 U.S.C. 1 note]  Stephen Beck, Jr., ABLE Act of 2014

This division may be cited as the “Stephen Beck, Jr., ABLE Act of 2014”.

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SEC 201.  CORRECTION TO WORKERS COMPENSATION OFFSET AGE

(a)  Retirement Age.— Section 224(a) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 424a(a)) is amended, in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking “the age of 65” and inserting “retirement age (as defined in section 216(l)(1))”.

SEC 202.  ACCELERATED APPLICATION OF RELATIVE VALUE TARGETS FOR MISVALUED SERVICES IN THE MEDICARE PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE

Section 1848(c) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w-4(c)) is amended—

(1)  in subclause (VIII) of paragraph (2)(B)(v), as added by section 220(d)(2) of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-93)—

(A)  by striking “2017” and inserting “2016”; and

(B)  by redesignating such subclause as subclause (IX);

(2)  in paragraph (2)(O)—

(A)  in the matter preceding clause (i), by striking “2017 through 2020” and inserting “2016 through 2018”;

(B)  in clause (iii), by striking “2017” and inserting “2016”; and

(C)  in clause (v), by inserting “(or, for 2016, 1.0 percent)” after “0.5 percent”; and

(3)  in paragraph (7), by striking “2017” and inserting “2016”.

SEC 203.  CONSISTENT TREATMENT OF VACUUM ERECTION SYSTEMS IN MEDICARE PARTS B AND D

Section 1834(a)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395m(a)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

“(I)  Treatment of vacuum erection systems.— Effective for items and services furnished on and after July 1, 2015, vacuum erection systems described as prosthetic devices described in section 1861(s)(8) shall be treated in the same manner as erectile dysfunction drugs are treated for purposes of section 1860D-2(e)(2)(A).”.

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