Part B—Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits for the Aged and Disabled[69]


Sec1831[42 U.S.C. 1395j]  There is hereby established a voluntary insurance program to provide medical insurance benefits in accordance with the provisions of this part for aged and disabled individuals who elect to enroll under such program, to be financed from premium payments by enrollees together with contributions from funds appropriated by the Federal Government.

[69]  See Vol. II, P.L. 98-369, §2323(e), with respect to monitoring of hepatitis vaccine.

See Vol. II, P.L. 101-239, §6112(b), with respect to rental payments for enteral and parenteral pumps; and §6113(c) and (e), with respect to the development of criteria regarding consultation with a physician.

See Vol. II, P.L. 103-66, §13515(b), with respect to budget neutrality adjustment.

See Vol. II, P.L. 109-171, §5107(b), with respect to the implementation of clinically appropriate code edits in order to identify and eliminate improper payments for therapy services.

See Vol. II, P.L. 112-96, §3005(f), with respect to the MedPac report on improved medicare therapy benefits.

See Vol. II, P.L. 112-242, §101, with respect to the medicare patient IVIG access demonstration project.

See Vol. II, P.L. 114–10, §103(b), with respect to requirements on HHS to provide education and outreach Part B beneficiaries of the benefits of chronic care management services under §1848(b)(8).

See Vol. II, P.L. 115–271, §6086, with respect to HHS study and report to Congress regarding best practices and payment options for non-opioid treatments for acute and chronic pain management under Parts A and B.