Summary: H.R.2091 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/25/1989)

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Director of the Office of Technology Assessment to annually review changes affecting the cost of surgical procedures for the implantation of artificial devices and organs for which Medicare makes payments: (1) in medical technology, skill, and procedures; and (2) in the costs of artificial devices and organs. Requires the Director to recommend to the Secretary of Health and Human Services changes in the amounts that should be recognized as reasonable for purposes of Medicare payments.