Consumer Price Index
(2) Incentive payment pool (A) In general In paragraph (1), the term “incentive payment pool” means— (i) $422,000,000 for fiscal year 2000; (ii) $429,000,000 for fiscal year 2001; (iii) $450,000,000 for fiscal year 2002; (iv) $461,000,000 for fiscal year 2003; (v) $454,000,000 for fiscal year 2004; (vi) $446,000,000 for fiscal year 2005; (vii) $458,000,000 for fiscal year 2006; (viii) $471,000,000 for fiscal year 2007; (ix) $483,000,000 for fiscal year 2008; and (x) for any succeeding fiscal year, the amount of the incentive payment pool for the fiscal year that precedes such succeeding fiscal year, multiplied by the percentage (if any) by which the CPI for such preceding fiscal year exceeds the CPI for the second preceding fiscal year. (B) CPI For purposes of subparagraph (A), the CPI for a fiscal year is the average of the Consumer Price Index for the 12-month period ending on September 30 of the fiscal year. As used in the preceding sentence, the term “Consumer Price Index” means the last Consumer Price Index for all-urban consumers published by the Department of Labor.
42 USC § 658a(b)(2)
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