Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Health Insurance Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B02841
  • No longer in force
SR 1996 No. 231 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 HR07-Nov-1996
Tabled Senate18-Nov-1996
Gazetted 30 Oct 1996
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1996   No. 2311

__________________

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 23 October 1996.

 

                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE

                                                                                   Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

MICHAEL WOOLDRIDGE

Minister for Health and Family Services

____________

1.   Commencement

1.1   These Regulations commence on 1 November 1996.

2.   Amendment

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

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

3.1   Subregulation 10 (1):

Omit the subregulation, substitute:

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

             (a)   if the dental practitioner who requests the service is approved by the Minister under paragraph (b) of the definition of ‘professional service’ in subsection 3 (1) of the Act—a service described in any of items 55028, 55030, 55032, 55050, 55052, 56001 to 56216 (inclusive), 56301 to 56507 (inclusive), 56801 to 57007 (inclusive), 57341, 57703, 57709, 57712, 57715, 58103 to 58115 (inclusive), 58306, 58506, 58521 to 58527 (inclusive), 58906, 58909, 59103, 59703, 59742, 59745, 59924, 60000 to 60009 (inclusive), 60506, 60509, 61109, 61372, 61421, 61425, 61429, 61430, 61433, 61434, 61446, 61449, 61450, 61453, 61454, 61457 and 61462;

             (b)   if the dental practitioner who requests the service is a prosthodontist—a service described in any of items 55050, 55052, 56013, 56016, 56019, 56022, 56028, 61421, 61425, 61429, 61430, 61433, 61434, 61446, 61449, 61450, 61453, 61454, 61457 and 61462;

             (c)   in any case—a service described in any of items 57509, 57515, 57521, 57527, 57900 to 57945 (inclusive), 58100, 58300, 58503, 58903, 59733, 59739, 59748, 59751, 60100, 60500 and 60503.”.

4.   Regulation 11 (Diagnostic imaging services which chiropractors, physiotherapists and podiatrists may request)

4.1   Subregulation 11 (1):

Omit “57715, 57718”, substitute “57715”.

4.2   Subregulation 11 (1):

Omit “58118”, substitute “58115”.

4.3   Subregulation 11 (2):

Omit “57503,”.

5.   Regulation 12 (Exemption—pre-existing diagnostic imaging services)

5.1   Omit “57718,”.

5.2   Omit “58118”, substitute “58115”.

6.   Regulation 13 (Particulars to be recorded on accounts, receipts and bulk billing agreement)

6.1   Paragraph 13 (17) (a):

After “by”, insert “a consultant physician or”.

7.   Regulation 19 (Information that must be included in requests for diagnostic imaging services)

7.1   Subregulation 19 (1):

Omit “request by a medical practitioner:”, substitute “request:”.

____________________________________________________________

NOTES

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 30 October 1996.

2.   Statutory Rules 1975 No. 80 as amended by 1975 Nos. 118, 125 and 135 (disallowed by the Senate on 4 September 1975); 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 Nos. 106, 130 and 154; 1994 Nos. 20, 27, 111, 137, 138, 328 and 413; 1995 Nos. 9, 25, 287, 300 and 409.