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The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 mandated $2 billion in laboratory cuts over five years, capped the CLFS at 74% of the national median with no CPA updates for five years and authorized a study of laboratory reimbursement methodologies in the Institute of Medicine study (5).
Other scoring practices that underpin the congressional budget process, including reconciliation procedures, are rooted partly in scorekeeping guidelines that were included in the joint explanatory statements accompanying two reconciliation acts--the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 and the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. (12)
In the last Congress, NLC supported the "Spectrum Availability for Emergency-Response and Law-Enforcement To Improve Vital Emergency Services Act," or the SAVE LIVES Act because it would set a firm deadline of December 31, 2008, by which the federal government must give public safety agencies the broadcast frequencies Congress set aside for them as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. The bill also authorized $1 billion from the sale of broadcast spectrum to be available to assist consumers in obtaining access to digital broadcast signals.
It is important enough for Congress to mandate in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 that Medicare not exceed its calculated sustainable growth rate in payments to physicians.
Under the auspices of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Medicare had drastic budget reductions.
Sparks blamed the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, which resulted in Medicare and Medicaid cuts, for leaving the hospital in critical condition.
The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 defined that Medicare would calculate the allowable or reimbursement amount for respiratory medications as ninety five percent of the medications average wholesale price (AWP).
Though enacted as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA) to go into effect in 1999, the therapy caps were put on hold by Congress through 2002.
These expectations about Medicare managed care, along with broader policy concerns about future federal budget deficits and Medicare shortfalls, converged into what became known as efforts to "modernize Medicare," ultimately finding their way into the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA)--a landmark piece of Medicare reform legislation.
The original law was set to expire in 1995, but was extended several times, most recently in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.
The Balanced Budget Act of 1997, which established SCHIP, included this reduction to ensure the overall federal budget was balanced by 2002.
To help relieve some of the unintended consequences of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, I have strongly supported legislation to provide financial relief to beneficiaries, hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, and other providers who have been affected adversely.