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SR 2000 No. 59 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Health Insurance (1999-2000 Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 1999.
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-May-2000
Tabled Senate09-May-2000
Gazetted 28 Apr 2000
Date of repeal 01 Nov 2000
Repealed by Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2000
Table of contents.

Health Insurance (1999–2000 Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 1)

Statutory Rules 2000 No. 59

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

Dated 27 April 2000

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

michael wooldridge


Health Insurance (1999–2000 Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2000 No. 592

made under the

 

 

 

Contents

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                        1  Name of Regulations                                                         2

                        2  Commencement                                                                2

                        3  Amendment of Health Insurance (19992000 Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 1999                                                                                      2

Schedule 1           Amendments                                                                    3

 


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1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Health Insurance (1999–2000 Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 May 2000.

3              Amendment of Health Insurance (19992000 Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 1999

                Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance (19992000 Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 1999.

 


Schedule 1        Amendments

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[1]         Schedule 1, Part 1, paragraph 9A (1) (a)

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the Commission is satisfied

[2]         Schedule 1, Part 1, paragraph 9A (2) (a)

omit

the Commission is satisfied

[3]         Schedule 1, Part 1, rule 10AB

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10AB      Obstetric and gynaecological ultrasound — limits

                The fees mentioned in items in the item range from 55700 to 55728 in Part 2 of the table are applicable to no more than 3 items of NR-type diagnostic imaging for the same patient in any 1 pregnancy.

[4]         Schedule 1, Part 1, after rule 10AC

insert

10AD      Meaning of non-metropolitan hospital in items in subgroup 5 of Group I1

                In an item in subgroup 5 of Group I1:

non-metropolitan hospital means a hospital that is located outside the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Greater Hobart, Darwin and Canberra major statistical divisions, as defined in the Australian Standard Geographical Classification 1999 published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (publication number 1216.0 of 1999).

[5]         Schedule 1, Part 2, item 55712, paragraph (a)

substitute

                (a)    the patient is referred by a medical practitioner who:

                          (i)    is a Member or a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; or

                         (ii)    has a Diploma of Obstetrics; or

                        (iii)    has a qualification recognised by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as being equivalent to a Diploma of Obstetrics; or

                        (iv)    has obstetric privileges at a non-metropolitan hospital; and

[6]         Schedule 1, Part 2, item 55721, paragraph (a)

substitute

                (a)    the patient is referred by a medical practitioner who:

                          (i)    is a Member or a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; or

                         (ii)    has a Diploma of Obstetrics; or

                        (iii)    has a qualification recognised by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as being equivalent to a Diploma of Obstetrics; or

                        (iv)    has obstetric privileges at a non-metropolitan hospital; and

[7]         Schedule 1, Part 2, item 55728, paragraph (a)

substitute

                (a)    the patient is referred by a medical practitioner who:

                          (i)    is a Member or a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; or

                         (ii)    has a Diploma of Obstetrics; or

                        (iii)    has a qualification recognised by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as being equivalent to a Diploma of Obstetrics; or

                        (iv)    has obstetric privileges at a non-metropolitan hospital; and

[8]         Schedule 1, Part 2, item 56033

renumber as item 56070

[9]         Schedule 1, Part 2, item 56039

renumber as item 56076

[10]      Schedule 1, Part 2, items 57350 and 57355

substitute

57350

Computed tomography — spiral angiography with intravenous contrast medium including any scans performed before intravenous contrast injection — 1 or more spiral data acquisitions, including image editing, and maximum intensity projections or 3 dimensional surface shaded display, with hardcopy recording of multiple projections, where:

(a)   the service is not a service to which another item in this group applies; and

(b)   the service is performed for the exclusion of arterial stenosis, occlusion, aneurysm or embolism; and

(c)   the service has not been performed on the same patient within the previous 12 months (R) (K)

510.00

57355

Computed tomography — spiral angiography with intravenous contrast medium including any scans performed before intravenous contrast injection — 1 or more spiral data acquisitions, including image editing, and maximum intensity projections or 3 dimensional surface shaded display, with hardcopy recording of multiple projections, where:

(a)   the service is not a service to which another item in this group applies; and

(b)   the service is performed for the exclusion of arterial stenosis, occlusion, aneurysm or embolism; and

(c)   the service has not been performed on the same patient within the previous 12 months (R) (NK)

255.00


Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1999 No. 255, as amended by 1999 No. 345.

2.       Made by the Governor-General on 27 April 2000, and notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 28 April 2000.