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The Social Security Act

Title XVIII of the Social Security Act is administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  The following sections are from Title XVIII--Health Insurance for the Aged and Disabled.  This information can be found in the "Related Links Outside CMS" section below.

Section 1832 - Scope of Payments
Section 1833 - Payment of Benefits
Section 1834 - Special Payment Rules
Section 1834(a) - Payment for Durable Medical Equipment
Section 1834(h) - Payment For Prosthetic Devices and Orthotics and Prosthetics
Section 1834(i) - Payment For Surgical Dressings
Section 1834(j) - Requirements For Suppliers of Medical Equipment and Supplies
Section 1842 - Use of Carriers for Administration of Benefits
Section 1861(m) - Home Health Services Definition
Section 1861(n) - Durable Medical Equipment Definition
Section 1861(s)(2)(A) - Medical and Other Health Services Definition
Section 1861(s)(5) - Medical and Other Health Services Definition
Section 1861(s)(8) - Medical and Other Health Services Definition
Section 1861(s)(9) - Medical and Other Health Services Definition
Section 1861(t) - Drugs and Biologicals