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National Health Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2004B00208
  • No longer in force
SR 2004 No. 185 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the National Health Regulations 1954.
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 HR03-Aug-2004
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2004
Gazetted 01 Jul 2004
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

National Health Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2004 No. 1852

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the National Health Act 1953.

Dated 24 June 2004

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

TONY ABBOTT


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the National Health Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the commencement of item 20 of Schedule 1 to the Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Insurance Reform) Act 2004.

3              Amendment of National Health Regulations 1954

                Schedule 1 amends the National Health Regulations 1954.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           After Part 5A

insert

Part 5B               Performance indicators for registered organizations

37J         Performance indicators

                For subsection 73BEA (1) of the Act, the following performance indicators are set out:

                (a)    the number and kind of complaints made to the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman about registered organizations;

               (b)    changes in the number of members insured in particular age groups;

                (c)    changes in the number of episodes of treatment, and the average number of episodes of treatment, for particular age groups;

               (d)    changes in the nature of the episodes of treatment for which benefits are paid in particular age groups;

                (e)    changes in the average amount of benefits paid for a member, or an episode of treatment, in particular age groups.

Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1954 No. 35, as amended by 1957 No. 71; 1958 No. 63; 1962 Nos. 55, 70 and 113; 1965 Nos. 17, 94 and 185; 1966 No. 99; 1967 No. 86; 1969 Nos. 91 and 220; 1970 Nos. 70 and 166; 1971 Nos. 28, 76, 103 and 138; 1972 No. 79; 1973 Nos. 17, 75, 111, 221, 225 and 267; 1974 Nos. 52, 104, 105, 113 and 263; 1975 Nos. 14, 49, 66, 100, 124, 165 and 207; 1976 Nos. 113, 217 and 227; 1977 Nos. 11, 34, 51 and 112; 1978 Nos. 66, 178, 208 and 266; 1979 Nos. 59, 107, 208 and 231; 1980 Nos. 84, 292 and 309; 1981 Nos. 43, 97, 115, 232 and 318; 1982 Nos. 38, 82, 84, 250 and 284; 1983 Nos. 45, 247 and 267; 1984 Nos. 66, 161, 200, 308, 322 and 427; 1985 Nos. 86, 136, 186, 187, 206 and 288; 1986 Nos. 47, 53, 208, 330, 353 and 360; 1987 Nos. 50, 76, 100 and 310; 1989 Nos. 291, 292 and 334; 1990 Nos. 24, 86, 114, 292, 335 and 396; 1991 Nos. 40, 41, 232, 262, 263, 310 and 339; 1992 Nos. 136 and 187; 1993 Nos. 48, 85, 153, 260, 261, 273, 280 and 284; 1994 Nos. 2, 9, 106, 139, 201, 253, 256, 296, 349 and 451; 1995 Nos. 1, 14, 34, 52, 109, 116, 161, 220, 288, 289, 408 and 410; 1996 Nos. 46, 183 and 333; 1997 Nos. 16, 58, 133, 160, 179 and 353; 1998 Nos. 18, 73 and 262; 1999 Nos. 18, 140, 162, 174, 175, 236, 288 and 289; 2000 Nos. 2, 218, 242 and 315; 2001 Nos. 14, 67, 123 and 282; 2002 No. 262; 2003 No. 330.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 1 July 2004.