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Health Insurance Regulations (Amendment)

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SR 1992 No. 111 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Health Insurance Regulations.
Administered by: Health
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-May-1992
Tabled Senate26-May-1992
Gazetted 28 Apr 1992
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statutory  Rules  1992   No. 1111

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Health Insurance Regulations 2 (Amendment)

 

 

I, THE 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 21 April 1992.

 

                                                                                         BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                        Governor-General

          By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

 

B. HOWE

Minister of State for Health, Housing
and Community Services

____________

 

1.   Commencement

1.1   Regulations 4, 5 and 6 commence on 1 May 1992.

 

[NOTE:  The remainder of these Regulations commence on gazettal:  see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48]


2.   Amendment

2.1   The Health Insurance Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

 

 

3.   Regulation 2 (Interpretation)

3.1   Insert the following definitions:

 

“ ‘Complaints Unit’ means the Complaints Unit of the Department of Health of New South Wales;

“ ‘investigation’ means:

               (a)  in relation to the Commission—the investigation by the Commission of:

                           (i)  a contravention, or possible contravention, of the Act or these Regulations; or

                          (ii)  the provision, or possible provision, of:

                                      (A)   excessive pathology services; or

                                      (B)   services that are excessive services within the meaning of Division 3 or 3A of Part V of the Act; or

               (b)  in relation to the Complaints Unit—the investigation by the Unit of a complaints under the Medical Practitioners Act 1938 of New South Wales;

“ ‘Medical Board’ means an authority specified in Part 4 or 5 of Schedule 3;

“ ‘servicing provider’ means a treatment provider rendering treatment on behalf of another treatment provider;

“ ‘treatment provider’ means:

               (a)  a practitioner; or

               (b)  an approved pathology practitioner; or

               (c)  an optometrist.”.

 


4.   Regulation 2adaaa (Diagnostic imaging services which dental practitioners may request)

4.1   Omit “items 57900 to 57945 (inclusive)”, substitute “items 57901 to 58033 (inclusive), other than items that include the symbol (NS)”.

 

 

5.   Regulation 2adaab (Diagnostic imaging services which chiropractors, physiotherapists and podiatrists may request)

5.1   Subregulation 2adaab (1):

Omit “items 57712, 57715, 57718 and 58100 to 58118 (inclusive), substitute “items 57725, 57728, 57734, 57737, 57743, 57747 and 58101 to 58152 (inclusive) other than items that include the symbol (NS)”.

 

5.2   Subregulation 2adaab (2):

Omit “items 57503, 57521 and 57527”, substitute “items 57513, 57516, 57549, 57552, 57561 and 57564”.

 

 

6.   Regulation 2adaac (Exemption—pre-existing diagnostic imaging services)

Omit “items 57712, 57715, 57718, 57900, 57903, 57912, 57915, 57921, 58100 to 58118 (inclusive), 58521, 58524, 58527, 58700, 58924 and 59103”, substitute “items 57731, 57740, 57750, 57907, 57916, 57943, 57952, 57970, 58107, 58116, 58125, 58134, 58143, 58152, 58528, 58537, 58546, 58952 and 58958”.

 

 

7.   Regulation 2ADAA (Prescribed items for purposes of paragraph 17 (1) (aa) of the Act)

7.1   Omit the regulation.

 


8.   Regulation 2ADB (Medicare benefit not payable in respect of certain professional services)

8.1   Subregulation 2ADB (2):

Add at the end:

           “; (g)  professional services rendered in respect of body fluids in relation to detection of the presence of the human immunodeficiency virus.”.

 

 

9.   Regulation 2AE (Prescribed manner of publication for the purposes of paragraph 19C (5) (a) of the Act)

9.1   Omit the regulation.

 

 

10.   Regulation 3 (Application form—application for approval as hospital)

10.1   Omit the regulation.

 

 

11.   Regulation 4 (Form of certificate of approval of premises as hospital)

11.1   Omit the regulation.

 

 

12.   Regulation 4A (Prescribed items)

12.1   Omit the regulation.

 

 

13.   Regulation 6 (Claim for daily bed payment)

13.1   Omit the regulation.

 

 

14.   Regulation 7 (Claim for supplementary bed payment)

14.1   Omit the regulation.


15.   Regulation 7A (Form of warrant for authorised person to enter premises)

15.1   Omit the regulation.

 

 

16.   Regulation 9B (Prescribed authorities and persons for the purposes of paragraph 130 (3) (b) of the Act)

Omit the regulation, substitute:

 

Prescribed authorities and persons for the purposes of subsection 130 (3A) of the Act

            “9B.  (1)   For the purposes of subsection 130 (3A) of the Act:

               (a)  a person holding an office specified in column 2 of an item in Part 2 or 3 of Schedule 3 is a prescribed person; and

               (b)  information may be provided to a person holding an office specified in column 2 of an item in Part 2 or 3 of Schedule 3, being information:

                           (i)  of the kind indicated in column 3 of that item;

                          (ii)  for the purpose of checking whether:

                                      (a)   a claim in respect of the same service has been made on both the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Commission; or

                                      (b)   a claim that should have been made on the Commission has been made on that Department; or

                                      (c)   a claim that should have been made on that Department has been made on the Commission; or

                                      (d)   a claim that has been either paid or rejected by the Commission has been made on that Department.

 

             “(2)  For purposes of subsection 130 (3A) of the Act:

               (a)  an authority specified in Part 4 of Schedule 3 is a prescribed authority; and

               (b)  a person specified in that Part is a prescribed person; and

               (c)  an authority of a State or Territory specified in Part 5 of that Schedule is a prescribed authority.


             “(3)  For the purposes of subsection 130 (3A) of the Act, if:

               (a)  a patient has complained to the Commission about a medical practitioner and the General Manager, on reasonable grounds, considers that that complaint could be the subject of an investigation by a Medical Board or the Complaints Unit; or

               (b)  the General Manager believes, on reasonable grounds, that a patient has complained to a Medical Board or to the Complaints Unit about such a practitioner; or

               (c)  a patient has received a service from such a practitioner who is the subject of an investigation by the Commission, a Medical Board or the Complaints Unit;

the kind of information that may be made available to a person from time to time holding occupying or performing the duties of an office specified in Part 2 or 3 of Schedule 3 or an authority, or a person, referred to in subregulation (2) is:

              (d)  in relation to the patient—the information specified in subregulation (5); and

               (e)  in relation to the practitioner—the information specified in subregulation (7).

 

             “(4)  Information relating to a practitioner, or to a patient of a practitioner, may not be made available to an authority, or to a person, specified in Part 4 or 5 of Schedule 3 unless:

               (a)  the authority is a prescribed authority; or

               (b)  the person is a prescribed person;

of the State or Territory:

               (c)  in relation to which the practitioner:

                           (i)  is registered or licensed; or

                          (ii)  was registered or licensed; or

                         (iii)  is applying to be registered or licensed; to practice as a medical practitioner; or

              (d)  in which the practitioner is or was practising.

 

             “(5)  For the purposes of subregulation (3), the information relating to the patient is:

               (a)  name including any former name; and


               (b)  residential address including postcode and, if the patient’s postal address is another address, that other address including postcode; and

               (c)  residential telephone number; and

              (d)  work telephone number; and

               (e)  whether male or female; and

               (f)  date of birth; and

               (g)  medicare card number; and

               (h)  if the patient is not a permanent Australian resident:

                           (i)  date of last entry into Australia;

                          (ii)  expected date of departure from Australia;

                         (iii)  name of country of residence.

 

             “(6)  If:

               (a)  the information specified in subregulation (5) in relation to a patient may be made available to an authority or person in accordance with subregulation (3); and

               (b)  the General Manager, on reasonable grounds, considers that a claim by the patient for medicare benefits is relevant to an investigation;

the General Manager may also permit the following information relating to that claim to be made available to that authority or person:

               (c)  date on which that treatment was given; and

              (d)  item number for that treatment; and

               (e)  name and provider number of the provider giving that treatment; and

               (f)  name and provider number of the provider nominated by the servicing provider as the person to whom payment for those services should be directed; and

               (g)  date marked on the patient’s claim form as the date of that claim; and

               (h)  date on which that form was lodged with the Commission.

 

             “(7)  For the purposes of subregulation (3), the information relating to the practitioner is:

               (a)  name; and


               (b)  in respect of the practitioner’s practice or, if the practitioner has more than one practice, in respect of each practice:

                           (i)  address including postcode; and

                          (ii)  provider number; and

                         (iii)  date on which it was opened; and

                         (iv)  date (if any) on which it was closed; and

               (c)  particulars of claims for medicare benefits lodged by the practitioner that the General Manager, on reasonable grounds, considers are relevant to the investigation.

 

             “(8)  For the purposes of subregulation (7), if a practitioner has a practice at more than one location, each of those locations is to be regarded as a separate practice.

 

 

Delegation

            “9C.  The General Manager of the Commission may, by signed instrument, delegate to:

               (a)  a member of the Commission; or

               (b)  a member of the staff of the Commission referred to in subsection 28 (1) of the Health Insurance Commission Act 1973;

all or any of the powers and functions of the General Manager under regulation 9B.”.

 

 

17.   Schedule 1

17.1   Forms 1, 2 and 5A:

Omit the Forms.

 


18.   Schedule 3 (Prescribed authorities for the purposes of subsection 130 (3A)  of the Act)

Omit the Schedule, substitute:

 

 

                                                SCHEDULE 3                                Regulation 9B

 

PRESCRIBED AUTHORITIES AND PERSONS ‑

SUBSECTION 130 (3A) OF THE ACT

 

PART 1 ‑ INTERPRETATION OF SCHEDULE

 

                      1.   In this Schedule:

“Inv” means:

                    (a)   the name and address of persons who have been, or are, under investigation by the Commission: and

                    (b)   the present status of any such investigation;

“TP”, in relation to a treatment provider, means:

                    (a)   name; and

                    (b)   if a specialist—qualification and the date when it was recognised for the purposes of payment of medicare benefits; and

                     (c)   if the provider is a pathologist—whether the provider is approved by the Commission for the purposes of payment of medicare benefits; and

                    (d)   if the provider operates a pathology laboratory—the approval number allocated by the Department in respect of that laboratory; and

                     (e)   in respect of the provider’s practice or,if the provider has more than one practice, in respect of each practice:

                                     (i)   address including postcode; and

                                    (ii)   provider number; and

                                   (iii)   date on which it was opened; and

                                   (iv)   date (if any) on which it was closed; and

                                    (v)   any pay group number allocated by the Commission; and

                                   (vi)   name and address of any person nominated by the treatment provider in respect of services as being the person to whom payment for those services should be directed;

“VP”, in respect of a veterans’ patient, means the following information:

                    (a)   name; and

                    (b)   address including postcode; and

                     (c)   date of birth; and

                    (d)   sex; and

                     (e)   personal identification number allocated by the Commission; and

                     (f)   automatch or Department of Veterans’ Affairs personal identification number allocated by the Commission; and


SCHEDULE 3—continued

                        

                     (g)   in relation to treatment given or claimed to have been given by a treatment provider to the patient:

                                     (i)   date or dates on which that treatment was given; and

                                    (ii)   number of services provided; and

                                   (iii)   item number for that treatment; and

                                   (iv)   location at which that treatment was given; and

                                    (v)   if treatment is provided by a servicing provider—the provider number or numbers of the servicing provider; and

                                   (vi)   if the services provided on an occasion are related—the medicare abatement number that relates to those services; and

                                  (vii)   if the services provided on an occasion are the subject of a single fee with no indication of the proportion payable for each service—the medicare notional charge indicator number that relates to those services; and

                                 (viii)   number of the treatment provider or of each treatment provider giving that treatment; and

                                   (ix)   number of any treatment provider who requested services from another provider for the patient in connection with that treatment; and

                                    (x)   means of payment for the treatment; and

                                   (xi)   fees charged for the treatment; and

                                  (xii)   the medicare claim identification number (if any) appearing on the medicare claim form; and

                                 (xiii)   date on which the medicare claim for the treatment was logged into the Commission’s computer system for processing; and

                                 (xiv)   the place at which the medicare claim was approved for payment; and

                                  (xv)   date upon which the medicare claim was approved for payment; and

                                 (xvi)   the reason code (if any) used by the person processing the medicare claim; and

                                (xvii)   the processing indicator (if any) used by the person processing the medicare claim; and

                               (xviii)   benefits paid by medicare;

“Veterans’ patient” means a person entitled to treatment under:

                    (a)   Part V of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986; or

                    (b)   the Seamen’s War Pensions and Allowances Act 1940; or

                     (c)   the Papua New Guinea (Members of the Forces Benefits) Act 1957.

 

                      2.   A reference in the definition of “TP” in clause 1 to a provider who has more than one qualification, practice or pathology laboratory is a reference to each of those qualifications, practices or laboratories.

 

                      3.   For the purposes of this Schedule, if a treatment provider has a practice at more than one location, each of those locations is to be regarded as a seperate practice.

SCHEDULE 3—continued

 

PART 2

PRESCRIBED PERSONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH:

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS,

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item

Person

Kind of Information

1

Secretary to the Department,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

2

Deputy President,
Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 3, position number 9001,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

3

 

 

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 2, position number 1,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

4

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 2, position number 1,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

5

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 1, position number 1,
Queensland

Inv, TP, VP

6

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 1, position number 1,
Western Australia

Inv, TP, VP

7

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 1, position number 1,
South Australia

Inv, TP, VP

8

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 1, position number 653,
Tasmania

Inv, TP, VP



 

SCHEDULE 3—continued

 

PART 3

PRESCRIBED PERSONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH:

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS,

HEALTH PROGRAM

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item

Person

Kind of Information

1

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 1, position number 641,
Central Office

Inv, TP

2

Senior Officer Grade B,
position number 3768,
Central Office

Inv, TP

3

Senior Officer Grade C,
position number 3434,
Central Office

Inv, TP

4

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 3772,
Central Office

Inv, TP

5

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 3774,
Central Office

Inv, TP

6

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 3778,
Central Office

Inv, TP

7

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 2, position number 632,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

8

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 2, position number 636,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

9

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 1, position number 642,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

10

Senior Officer Grade B,
position number 3691,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

11

Senior Officer Grade C,
position number 3692,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

12

Senior Officer Grade C,
position number 825,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

13

Senior Officer Grade C,
position number 690,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

14

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 3693,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

15

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 1230,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

16

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 3775,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

17

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 3720,
Central Office

Inv, TP, VP

18

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 1465,
New South Wales

TP, VP

19

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 30,
New South Wales

TP, VP

20

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 354,
New South Wales

TP, VP

21

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 1294,
New South Wales

TP, VP

22

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 2039,
New South Wales

TP, VP

23

Administrative Service Officer
Class 2, position number 347,
New South Wales

TP, VP

24

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 355,
New South Wales

TP, VP

25

Administrative Service Officer
Class 2, position number 367,
New South Wales

TP, VP

26

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 621,
New South Wales

TP, VP

27

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1295,
New South Wales

TP, VP

28

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1296,
New South Wales

TP, VP

29

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1297,
New South Wales

TP, VP

30

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1298,
New South Wales

TP, VP

31

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1299,
New South Wales

TP, VP

32

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1300,
New South Wales

TP, VP

33

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1301,
New South Wales

TP, VP

34

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1473,
New South Wales

TP, VP

35

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1477,
New South Wales

TP, VP

36

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1534,
New South Wales

TP, VP

37

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1550,
New South Wales

TP, VP

38

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 4530,
New South Wales

TP, VP

39

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 5076,
New South Wales

TP, VP

40

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1511,
New South Wales

TP, VP

41

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 4147,
New South Wales

TP, VP

42

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 362,
New South Wales

TP, VP

43

Senior Executive Service Officer,
Band 1, position number 3,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

44

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 1273,
New South Wales

TP, VP

45

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1271,
New South Wales

TP, VP

46

Senior Officer Grade C,
position number 4424,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

47

Medical Officer Grade 3,
position number 4429,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

48

Science Officer 2,
position number 4430,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

49

Science Officer 2,
position number 3974,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

50

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 4425,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

51

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 4426,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

52

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 2117,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

53

Administrative Service Officer
Class 4, position number 336,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

54

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 4428,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

55

Administrative Service Officer
Class 1, position number 4017,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

56

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 1537,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

57

Administrative Service Officer
Class 5, position number 1538,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

58

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 1539,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

59

Administrative Service Officer
Class 5, position number 3964,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

60

Administrative Service Officer
Class 4, position number 1544
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

61

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 3963,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

62

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 1253,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

63

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 3962,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

64

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 4000,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

65

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 1263,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

66

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 687,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

67

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1549,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

68

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1557,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

69

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1265,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

70

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1274,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

71

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1275,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

72

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1276,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

73

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1261,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

74

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 582,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

75

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 4874,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

76

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 5761,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

77

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 5762,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

78

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 5659,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

79

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 599,
New South Wales

Inv, TP, VP

80

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 3686,
Victoria

TP, VP

81

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 3687,
Victoria

TP, VP

82

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 3707,
Victoria

TP, VP

83

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 780,
Victoria

TP, VP

85

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 3705,
Victoria

TP, VP

86

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 3706,
Victoria

TP, VP

87

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 3688,
Victoria

TP, VP

88

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 3689,
Victoria

TP, VP

89

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 3690,
Victoria

TP, VP

90

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 3691,
Victoria

TP, VP

91

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 3692,
Victoria

TP, VP

92

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 781,
Victoria

TP, VP

93

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 782,
Victoria

TP, VP

94

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 784,
Victoria

TP, VP

95

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 785,
Victoria

TP, VP

96

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 786,
Victoria

TP, VP

97

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3693,
Victoria

TP, VP

98

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3763,
Victoria

TP, VP

99

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 772,
Victoria

TP, VP

100

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 266,
Victoria

TP, VP

101

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 673,
Victoria

TP, VP

102

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3694,
Victoria

TP, VP

103

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3695,
Victoria

TP, VP

104

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3696,
Victoria

TP, VP

105

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3697,
Victoria

TP, VP

106

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3698,
Victoria

TP, VP

107

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3699,
Victoria

TP, VP

108

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3700,
Victoria

TP, VP

109

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3701,
Victoria

TP, VP

110

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3702
Victoria

TP, VP

111

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 3703,
Victoria

TP, VP

112

Senior Executive Officer,
Band 1, position number 7
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

113

Senior Officer Grade C
position number 3420,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

114

Senior Officer Grade B,
position number 3650,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

115

Medical Officer, Grade 3,
position number 3427,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

116

Medical Officer, Grade 2,
position number 4357,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

117

Science Officer 3,
position number 2609,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

118

Science Officer 2,
position number 3141,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

119

Science Officer 2,
position number 3428,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

120

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 3020,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

121

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 3421,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

122

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 3422,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

123

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 3424,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

124

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 3426,
Victoria

Inv, TP, VP

125

Senior Officer Grade B,
position number 1337,
Queensland

Inv, TP, VP

126

Medical Officer, Grade 3,
position number 2112,
Queensland

Inv, TP, VP

127

Senior Officer Grade C,
position number 2106,
Queensland

Inv, TP, VP

128

Senior Officer Grade C,
position number 107,
Queensland

Inv, TP, VP

129

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 2107,
Queensland

Inv, TP, VP

130

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 1725,
Queensland

Inv, TP, VP

131

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 2104,
Queensland

TP, VP

132

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 2214,
Queensland

TP, VP

133

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 2215,
Queensland

TP, VP

134

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 2072,
Queensland

TP, VP

135

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 424,
Queensland

TP, VP

136

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 1552,
Queensland

TP, VP

137

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 2076,
Queensland

TP, VP

138

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 2298,
Queensland

TP, VP

139

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 2001,
Queensland

TP, VP

140

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 2097,
Queensland

TP, VP

141

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 410,
Queensland

TP, VP

142

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 394,
Queensland

TP, VP

143

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 435,
Queensland

TP, VP

144

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 118,
Queensland

TP, VP

145

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 124,
Queensland

TP, VP

146

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 754,
Queensland

TP, VP

147

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 755,
Queensland

TP, VP

148

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 756,
Queensland

TP, VP

149

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 2300,
Queensland

TP, VP

150

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 2301,
Queensland

TP, VP

151

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 2302,
Queensland

TP, VP

152

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 2303,
Queensland

TP, VP

153

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 2304,
Queensland

TP, VP

154

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 2133,
Queensland

TP, VP

155

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 2143,
Queensland

TP, VP

156

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 2299,
Queensland

TP, VP

157

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 2497,
Queensland

TP, VP

158

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 428,
Queensland

TP, VP

159

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 451,
Queensland

TP, VP

160

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 452,
Queensland

TP, VP

161

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 456,
Queensland

TP, VP

162

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 457,
Queensland

TP, VP

163

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 459,
Queensland

TP, VP

164

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 461,
Queensland

TP, VP

165

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 483,
Queensland

TP, VP

166

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 502,
Queensland

TP, VP

167

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 503,
Queensland

TP, VP

168

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 507,
Queensland

TP, VP

169

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1199,
Queensland

TP, VP

170

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 460,
Queensland

TP

171

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 429,
Queensland

TP

172

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 489,
Queensland

TP

173

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 351,
Queensland

TP

174

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 111,
Queensland

TP

175

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 751,
Queensland

TP

176

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 752,
Queensland

TP

177

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 753,
Queensland

TP

178

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 1198,
Queensland

TP

179

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 2306,
Queensland

TP

180

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 2307,
Queensland

TP

181

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 2308,
Queensland

TP

182

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 2309,
Queensland

TP

183

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 2310,
Queensland

TP

184

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 2311,
Queensland

TP

185

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 1, position number 2312,
Queensland

TP

186

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 289,
Western Australia

TP, VP

187

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 158,
Western Australia

TP, VP

188

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 1324,
Western Australia

TP, VP

189

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 1966,
Western Australia

TP, VP

190

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3 position number 298,
Western Australia

TP, VP

191

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 1972,
Western Australia

TP, VP

192

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 1495,
Western Australia

TP, VP

193

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 292,
Western Australia

TP, VP

194

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 294,
Western Australia

TP, VP

195

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 235,
Western Australia

TP, VP

196

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 231,
Western Australia

TP, VP

197

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 296,
Western Australia

TP, VP

198

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 238,
Western Australia

TP, VP

199

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1170,
Western Australia

TP, VP

200

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 98,
Western Australia

TP, VP

201

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 80,
Western Australia

TP, VP

202

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 81,
Western Australia

TP, VP

203

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1477,
Western Australia

TP, VP

204

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 308,
Western Australia

TP, VP

205

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 290,
Western Australia

TP, VP

206

Senior Officer Grade B,
position number 2,
Western Australia

Inv, TP, VP

207

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 291,
Western Australia

TP, VP

208

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 12,
Western Australia

Inv, TP, VP

209

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 1958,
Western Australia

Inv, TP, VP

210

Medical Officer Grade 3,
position number 5,
Western Australia

Inv, TP, VP

211

Medical Officer Grade 2,
position number 6,
Western Australia

Inv, TP, VP

212

Science Officer Grade 2,
position number 101,
Western Australia

Inv, TP, VP

213

Science Officer Grade 1,
position number 7,
Western Australia

Inv, TP, VP

214

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 1013,
South Australia

TP, VP

215

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 1058,
South Australia

TP, VP

216

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 1055,
South Australia

TP, VP

217

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 1743,
South Australia

TP, VP

218

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 1744,
South Australia

TP, VP

219

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 94,
South Australia

TP, VP

220

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 253,
South Australia

TP, VP

221

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 1050,
South Australia

TP, VP

222

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 73,
South Australia

TP, VP

223

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 241,
South Australia

TP, VP

224

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 242,
South Australia

TP, VP

225

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 243,
South Australia

TP, VP

226

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 244,
South Australia

TP, VP

227

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 246,
South Australia

TP, VP

228

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 247,
South Australia

TP, VP

229

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 254,
South Australia

TP, VP

230

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 962,
South Australia

TP, VP

231

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 1017,
South Australia

TP, VP

232

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 5, position number 1053,
South Australia

TP, VP

233

Senior Officer Grade B,
Class 6, position number 2,
South Australia

Inv, TP, VP

234

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 240,
South Australia

TP, VP

235

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 1230,
South Australia

Inv, TP, VP

236

Medical Officer, Grade 3,
position number 81,
South Australia

Inv, TP, VP

237

Science Officer 2,
position number 1166,
South Australia

Inv, TP, VP

238

Senior Officer Grade C,
position number 2,
Tasmania

Inv, TP, VP

239

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 6, position number 118,
Tasmania

Inv, TP, VP

240

Medical Officer Grade 1,
position number 8,
Tasmania

Inv, TP, VP

241

Medical Officer Grade 1,
position number 9,
Tasmania

Inv, TP, VP

242

Medical Officer Grade 1,
position number 43,
Tasmania

Inv, TP, VP

243

Medical Officer Grade 1,
position number 461,
Tasmania

Inv, TP, VP

244

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 4, position number 584,
Tasmania

Inv, TP, VP

245

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 28,
Tasmania

TP, VP

246

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 523,
Tasmania

TP, VP

247

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 524,
Tasmania

TP, VP

248

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 570,
Tasmania

TP, VP

249

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 582,
Tasmania

TP, VP

250

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 3, position number 618,
Tasmania

TP, VP

251

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 31,
Tasmania

TP, VP

252

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 337,
Tasmania

TP, VP

253

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 517,
Tasmania

TP, VP

254

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 525,
Tasmania

TP, VP

255

Administrative Service Officer,
Class 2, position number 526,
Tasmania

TP, VP

256

Medical Officer Grade 3,
position number 6,
Tasmania

Inv, TP, VP


 

PART 4

PRESCRIBED AUTHORITY AND PERSONS OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Column 1             Column 2

Item                       Authority or person

1                             New South Wales Medical Board

2                             Director, position number 7106/24, Complaints Unit, Department of Health of New South Wales

3                             Legal Co-Ordinator, position number 7106/1, Complaints Unit, Department of Health of New South Wales

 


 

PART 5

PRESCRIBED AUTHORITIES OF OTHER STATES AND TERRITORIES

 

Column 1             Column 2

Item                       Authority

1                             Medical Board of Victoria

2                             Medical Board of Queensland

3                             Medical Board of Western Australia

4                             Medical Board of south Australia

5                             Medical Board of Tasmania

6                             Medical Board of the Australian Capital Territory

7                             Medical Board of the Northern Territory

 

 

19.   Schedule 4 (Numbers of items prescribed for the purposes of subsection 33 (12) of the Act)

19.1   Omit the Schedule.

 

 

20.   Schedule 5 (Numbers of items prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 17 (1) (aa) of the Act)

20.1   Omit the Schedule.

 

 

21.   Schedule 6 (Declared professional organisation, specialty and qualifications for the purposes of subsection 3D (1) of the Act)

21.1   Item 3, column 3:

Omit “Ophthalmology”.

 

21.2   Item 9, column 3:

Omit “Opthalmology”, substitute “Ophthalmology”.

 

 

22.   Renumbering of the Health Insurance Regulations

22.1   In this regulation:

“amended Regulations” means the Health Insurance Regulations as amended by these Regulations (other than this regulation);
“provision” includes:

               (a)  a paragraph of a regulation or of a subregulation; and

               (b)  a subparagraph of a paragraph; and

               (c)  a sub-subparagraph of a subparagraph; and

              (d)  a Schedule; and

               (e)  a Form in Schedule 1.

 

22.2   The amended Regulations are further amended as provided by this regulation.

 

22.3   The several regulations of the amended Regulations are renumbered in a single series so that they bear consecutive arabic numerals beginning with “1”.

 

22.4   The several subregulations of each regulation of the amended Regulations are renumbered so that they bear consecutive arabic numerals enclosed in brackets beginning with “(1)”.

 

22.5   The several paragraphs of each regulation or subregulation of the amended Regulations are renumbered so that they bear consecutive lower-case letters enclosed in brackets beginning with “(a)”.

 

22.6   The several subparagraphs of each paragraph of each regulation or subregulation of the amended Regulations are renumbered so that they bear consecutive lower-case Roman numerals enclosed in brackets beginning with “(i)”.

 

22.7   The several sub-subparagraphs of each subparagraph of each paragraph of each regulation or subregulation of the amended Regulations are renumbered so that they bear consecutive small capital letters enclosed in brackets beginning with “(a)”.

 

22.8   The several Schedules to the amended Regulations are renumbered so that they bear consecutive arabic numerals beginning with “1”.

 

22.9   The several Forms in Schedule 1 to the amended Regulations are renumbered so that they bear consecutive arabic numerals beginning with “1”.


22.10   Each provision of the amended Regulations that refers to a provision of those Regulations that has been renumbered under this regulation is amended by omitting the reference and substituting a reference to the last-mentioned provision as so renumbered.

 

22.11   A reference in an instrument or a document to a provision of the Health Insurance Regulations that has been renumbered under this regulation is a reference to that provision as so renumbered.

 

NOTES

 

1.      Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 28 April 1992.

 

2.      Statutory Rules 1975 Nos.80, 118, 125 and 135; 1976 Nos. 202, 214 and 215; 1977 Nos. 26 and 44; 1978 Nos. 95 and 117; 1979 No. 230; 1981 Nos. 198 and 317; 1982 Nos. 157, 251 and 287; 1983 Nos. 106, 231, 253 and 255; 1984 Nos. 5 and 162; 1985 Nos. 36, 50, 95, 205 and 290; 1986 Nos. 19, 20, 87 and 326; 1987 Nos. 32, 163 and 166; 1988 No. 314; 1989 Nos. 6, 54, 117 and 293; 1990 No. 25; 1991 Nos. 82, 314, 365 and 441; 1992 No. 42.