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Unformatted text preview: ‘‘(F) CONSULTATIONS.—In carrying out its duties under this section, the Board shall engage in regular consultations with the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commis-sion under section 1900. ‘‘(3) SUBMISSION OF BOARD PROPOSAL TO CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT.— ø As revised by section 10320(a)(1)(D) ¿ ‘‘(A) IN GENERAL.— ‘‘(i) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in clause (ii) and subsection (f)(3)(B), the Board shall submit a proposal under this section to Congress and the President on January 15 of each year (beginning with 2014). ‘‘(ii) EXCEPTION.—The Board shall not submit a proposal under clause (i) in a proposal year if the year is— ‘‘(I) a year for which the Chief Actuary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services makes a determination in the determination year under paragraph (6)(A) that the growth rate VerDate Nov 24 2008 18:12 Apr 23, 2010 Jkt 000000 PO 00000 Frm 00390 Fmt 6655 Sfmt 6501 C:\TEMP\PPACA-CONSOLIDATED_003.XML HOLCPC April 23, 2010 (6:12 p.m.) F:\P11\NHI\COMP\PPACA-CONSOLIDATED_003.XML f:\VHLC\042310\042310.200.xml (466008|3) Ppaca & Hcera; Public Laws 111-148 & 111-152: Consolidated Print—391 described in clause (i) of such paragraph does not exceed the growth rate described in clause (ii) of such paragraph; or ‘‘(II) a year in which the Chief Actuary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services makes a determination in the determination year that the projected percentage increase (if any) for the medical care expenditure category of the Con-sumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (United States city average) for the implementa-tion year is less than the projected percentage increase (if any) in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (all items; United States city average) for such implementation year. ‘‘(iii) START-UP PERIOD.—The Board may not submit a proposal under clause (i) prior to January 15, 2014. ‘‘(B) REQUIRED INFORMATION.—Each proposal sub-mitted by the Board under subparagraph (A)(i) shall include— ‘‘(i) the recommendations described in paragraph (2)(A)(i); ‘‘(ii) an explanation of each recommendation con-tained in the proposal and the reasons for including such recommendation; ‘‘(iii) an actuarial opinion by the Chief Actuary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services certi-fying that the proposal meets the requirements of sub-paragraphs (A)(i) and (C) of paragraph (2); ‘‘(iv) a legislative proposal that implements the recommendations; and ‘‘(v) other information determined appropriate by the Board. ‘‘(4) PRESIDENTIAL SUBMISSION TO CONGRESS.—Upon receiving a proposal from the Secretary under paragraph (5), the President shall within 2 days submit such proposal to Congress. ø As revised by section 10320(a)(1)(E) ¿ ‘‘(5) CONTINGENT SECRETARIAL DEVELOPMENT OF PRO-POSAL.— ø As revised by section 10320(a)(1)(F) ¿ If, with respect to a proposal year, the Board is required, but fails, to submit a proposal to Congress and the President by the deadline...
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