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The Omnibus Reconciliation Act (Title IX, Section 931) has amended the Medicare provisions of the Social Security Act to provide for reimbursement for nonhospital alcohol detoxification facility services--the first major legislative recognition of nonhospital alcoholism services since enactment of Medicare.
Under the amendment, "detoxification facility" means a public or voluntary...
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