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2005 No. M8 Principles as made
Replaces one of the two fee payment methods for medical procedures provided by medical specialists who are Anaesthetists. The DVA payment method was replaced with the MBS relative Value Guide payment method. The Instrument also corrects an error in relation to the amount of payment for medical services provided under the Rural Enhancement Scheme.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
General Comments: The MRCA Treatment Principles (2005 Budget and Other Amendments) were approved by the Minister for Veterans' Affairs on 16 June 2005: see Supporting Material.
Registered 27 Jun 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Aug-2005
Tabled Senate09-Aug-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
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Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004


Section 286


MRCA Treatment Principles (2005 Budget and Other Amendments)


Instrument No. M8 of 2005


1.      The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission determines to vary under subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 the MRCA Treatment Principles determined by the Commission under section 286 of that Act (Instrument No. M21 of 2004) as set out in the Schedule.


2.      This instrument commences on 1 July 2005.


Dated:             26 May                                                   2005




The Seal of the                                   )

Military Rehabilitation                         )

  and Compensation Commission )

was affixed hereto in the                     )

presence of:                                       )














Paragraph 3.5.1(aa)

Omit “125%”, substitute “the sum of the amount of 115%”.

Paragraph 3.5.1(aa)

After “that attendance or procedure”, insert “and 10% of that amount”.

Subparagraph 3.5.1(b)(i)

Omit “benefit”, substitute “fee”.

Subparagraphs 3.5.1(d)(i) and (ii)

Omit the subparagraphs, substitute:

(i)                      an amount equal to the fee for that attendance or procedure listed in the Medicare Benefits Schedule; or

(ii)                    for a Group T10 procedure, a fee calculated on a unit value equal to $27.65 indexed each year by the Medicare Benefits Schedule index factor.