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Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 5)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2001B00562
  • No longer in force
SR 2001 No. 290 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.
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 HR12-Feb-2002
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2002
Gazetted 01 Dec 2001
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 5)1

Statutory Rules 2001 No. 2902

I, PETER JOHN HOLLINGWORTH, 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 September 2001

PETER HOLLINGWORTH

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

MICHAEL WOOLDRIDGE


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 5).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Health Insurance Regulations 1975

                Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]         Regulation 2, after definition of Appeal Committee

insert

approved collection centre has the same meaning as in Part IIA of the Act.

[2]         Regulation 2, definition of licensed collection centre

omit

[3]         Subregulation 13 (10)

substitute

       (10)   For subsection 19 (6) of the Act, if the professional service rendered is the collection of a specimen and is the initiation of a patient episode, there is to be recorded, for that pathology service, the appropriate collection point identification number as follows:

                (a)    for a collection made at an approved collection centre, the approved pathology collection centre identification number assigned by the Commission to that collection centre;

               (b)    for a collection made at a recognised hospital, the recognised hospital collection point identification number assigned by the Commission to that hospital;

                (c)    for a collection made under an outreach service in the class of services designated ‘initiatives for hospital outreach services for privately insured patients’, the identification number assigned by the Commission to that outreach service;

               (d)    for a collection made at a location not described in paragraph (a), (b) or (c), the collection point identification number ‘A01’.

    (10A)   An identification number mentioned in paragraph (10) (a) (an approved pathology collection centre identification number) is valid only in relation to a collection made at an approved collection centre by the Approved Pathology Authority that is the owner of that collection centre.


Notes

1.       These Regulations amend 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 (disallowed by the Senate at the expiration of 10 April 1986); 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; 1996 Nos. 231, 234, 235, 335 and 336; 1997 Nos. 61, 287, 300, 319 and 395; 1998 Nos. 44, 125, 138, 204, 220, 253, 268, 370, 371 and 372; 1999 Nos. 48, 88, 157, 176, 254, 343 and 344; 2000 Nos. 146 and 290; 2001 Nos. 272, 273, 274 and 275.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 1 December 2001.