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108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2115

 To amend part C of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit 
  the comparative cost adjustment (CCA) program from operating in the 
                         State of South Dakota.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                           February 25, 2004

  Mr. Daschle (for himself and Mr. Johnson) introduced the following 
  bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend part C of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit 
  the comparative cost adjustment (CCA) program from operating in the 
                         State of South Dakota.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON OPERATION OF MEDICARE COMPARATIVE COST 
              ADJUSTMENT (CCA) PROGRAM IN SOUTH DAKOTA.

    (a) In General.--Section 1860C-1(b) of the Social Security Act, as 
added by section 241 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, 
and Modernization Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-173), is amended by 
adding at the end the following:
            ``(3) No cca areas within south dakota.--A CCA area shall 
        not include an MSA any portion of which is within the State of 
        South Dakota.''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by this section shall take 
effect as if included in the enactment of the Medicare Prescription 
Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-173).
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