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Introduced in House (01/28/1998)

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the provision of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 that permits private contracting between physicians and Medicare beneficiaries for medical services otherwise covered by the Medicare program. Declares invalid and unenforceable any provision of any contract, agreement, or other arrangement that provides for waiver of the claims submission requirement, the billing limitation, or both.