(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XI, § 1142, as added Pub. L. 101–239, title VI, § 6103(b)(1),Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2195; amended Pub. L. 106–129, § 2(b)(2),Dec. 6, 1999, 113 Stat. 1670; Pub. L. 108–173, title IX, § 900(e)(1)(C),Dec. 8, 2003, 117 Stat. 2371.)
References in Text
of this title, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (b), were in the original references to sections 912 to 914 of act July 1, 1944, which were omitted in the general amendment of subchapter
of this title by Pub. L. 106–129
, § 2(a),Dec. 6, 1999, 113 Stat. 1653
. Section 2(a) ofPub. L. 106–129
enacted new sections 912 to 914 of act July 1, 1944, which are classified to sections
, respectively, of this title.
Subsec. (h) of this section, which required the Secretary to report biennially to Congress on the progress of the activities under this section during the preceding 2 fiscal years, including the impact of such activities on medical care (particularly medical care for individuals receiving benefits under subchapter XVIII of this chapter), terminated, effective May 15, 2000, pursuant to section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66
, as amended, set out as a note under section
, Money and Finance. See, also, item 10 on page 94
of House Document No. 103–7
Another section 1142 of act Aug. 14, 1935, was renumbered section
1143 by Pub. L. 101–508
, title V, § 5111(a)(1),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–272
, and is classified to section
of this title.
2003—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 108–173
, § 900(e)(1)(C), substituted “Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services” for “Health Care Financing Administration”.
1999—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 106–129
substituted “Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality” for “Administrator for Health Care Policy and Research” in introductory provisions.
AHCPR Study on Effect of Credentialing of Technologists and Sonographers on Quality of Ultrasound
Pub. L. 106–113
, div. B, § 1000(a)(6) [title II, § 229(b)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536
, 1501A–357, provided that:
“(1) Study.—The Administrator for Health Care Policy and Research shall provide for a study that, with respect to the provision of ultrasound under the medicare and medicaid programs under titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act [subchapters XVIII and XIX of this chapter], compares differences in quality between ultrasound furnished by individuals who are credentialed by private entities or organizations and ultrasound furnished by those who are not so credentialed. Such study shall examine and evaluate differences in error rates, resulting complications, and patient outcomes as a result of the differences in credentialing. In designing the study, the Administrator shall consult with organizations nationally recognized for their expertise in ultrasound.
“(2) Report.—Not later than two years after the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 29, 1999], the Administrator shall submit a report to Congress on the study conducted under paragraph (1).”
Report on Linkage of Public and Private Research Related Data
Section 6103(b)(2) ofPub. L. 101–239
provided that: “Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 19, 1989], the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall report to the Congress on the feasibility of linking research-related data described in section 1142(d) of the Social Security Act [subsec. (d) of this section] (as added by paragraph (1) of this subsection) with similar data collected or maintained by non-Federal entities and by Federal agencies other than the Department of Health and Human Services (including the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs and the Office of Personnel Management).”