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Health Insurance Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B02827
  • No longer in force
SR 1993 No. 130 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 HR17-Aug-1993
Tabled Senate17-Aug-1993
Gazetted 17 Jun 1993
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1993   No. 1301

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Health Insurance Regulations2 (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 9 June 1993.

 

                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                 Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

 

GRAHAM RICHARDSON

Minister for Health

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1.    Amendment

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

[NOTE:  These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901,  s. 48.]

2.    Regulation 10 (Diagnostic imaging services which dental practitioners may request)

2.1   Omit the regulation, substitute:

Diagnostic imaging services that dental practitioners may request

           “10.   (1)    For the purposes of subsection 16B (2) of the Act, a service of each of the following kinds is specified:

             (a)   in the case of a service requested by a dental practitioner approved by the Minister under paragraph (b) of the definition of “professional service” in subsection 3 (1) of the Act for the purposes of that definition—a service to which any of the following items applies, namely, 55003, 56000 to 56215 (inclusive), 56300 to 56506 (inclusive), 56700 to 57106 (inclusive), 57340 to 57406 (inclusive), 57703, 57709, 57712, 57715, 57718, 58103 to 58118 (inclusive), 58306, 58506, 58509, 58521 to 58527 (inclusive), 58906, 59100, 59103, 59703, 59742, 59745, 59924 to 60009 (inclusive), 60506, 60509, 61109, 61370, 61371, 61419, 61420, 61435, 61436, 61451, 61452, 61455, 61456, 61459, 61460, 61501 and 61502;

             (b)   in the case of a service requested by a dental practitioner who is a prosthodontist—a service to which any of the following items applies, namely, 55003, 56012, 56015, 56018, 56021, 56024, 56027, 61435, 61436, 61447, 61448, 61451, 61452, 61455, 61456, 61459, 61460, 61501 and 61502;

             (c)   in the case of a service requested by any dental practitioner—a service to which any of the following items applies, namely, 57503, 57509, 57515, 57521, 57527, 57900 to 57945 (inclusive), 58100, 58300, 58303, 58503, 58903, 59733, 59739, 59748, 59751, 60100, 60500, 60503 and 60700.

           “(2)   In paragraph (1) (b), ‘prosthodontist’ means a person who is:

             (a)   registered or licensed as a prosthodontist under a law of a State or Territory; or

 

             (b)   registered or licensed as a dentist or dental practitioner under a law of a State or Territory and recognised by the registering or licensing authority as a person who practises in the specialty of prosthodontics.”.

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NOTES

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 17 June 1993.

2.   Statutory Rules 1975 Nos. 80 as amended by 1975 Nos. 118, 125 and 135; 1976 Nos. 202, 214 and 215; 1977 Nos. 26 and 44; 1978 Nos. 95 and 177; 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 Nos. 42, 111, 239, 335 and 431; 1993 No. 106.