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HS/04/2005 Determinations/Health as made
This determination amends each of the previous 3C determinations to provide for an increase in the fees for the services covered in these determinations.
Administered by: Health
Registered 27 Oct 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR31-Oct-2005
Tabled Senate03-Nov-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014


Health Insurance (Amendment) Determination HS/04/2005

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I, TONY ABBOTT, Minister for Health and Ageing, make the following Determination under subsection 3C (1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

 

Dated    22/10/05

                                                                        Tony Abbott

 

Minister for Health and Ageing

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1       Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Health Insurance (Amendment) Determination HS/04/2005.

2       Commencement

This Determination commences on 1 November 2005.

3       Amendment of various section 3C Determinations

(1)Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance Determination HS/4/1999.

(2)Schedule 2 amends the Health Insurance Determination HS/6/1999.

(3)Schedule 3 amends the Health Insurance Determination HS/03/2001.

(4)Schedule 4 amends the Health Insurance Determination HS/01/2002.          

(5)Schedule 5 amends the Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/09/2002.

(6)Schedule 6 amends the Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/10/2002.

(7)Schedule 7 amends the Health Insurance (Botulinum Toxin) Determination HS/04/2003.

(8)Schedule 8 amends the Health Insurance (Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease) Determination HS/01/2005.

(9)Schedule 9 amends the Health Insurance (Allied Health and Dental Services) Determination 2005.

 

 


Schedule 1        Amendment of Health Insurance Determination HS/4/1999

                                        (subsection 3 (1))

 

 

[1]       Schedule, Items 12306, 12309, 12312, 12315, 12318 and 12321

            omit

            $86.85

            insert

            $88.60


Schedule 2        Amendment of Health Insurance Determination HS/6/1999

                                        (subsection 3 (2))

 

 

[1]       Schedule, Item 33116

            omit

            $1,187.00

            insert

            $1,210.75

 

[2]       Schedule, Item 33119

            omit

            $1,319.00

            insert

            $1,345.40

 


Schedule 3        Amendment of Health Insurance Determination HS/03/2001

                                        (subsection 3 (3))

 

 

[1]       Schedule, Item 13015

            omit

 

            $216.15

 

            insert

 

            $220.45

 


 Schedule 4    Amendment of Health Insurance Determination HS/01/2002

(subsection 3 (4))

 

 

[1]       Schedule 1, Item 36658

            omit

            $446.60

            insert

            $455.55

 

[2]       Schedule 1, Item 36660

            omit

            $216.75

            insert

            $221.10

 

[3]       Schedule 1, Item 36662

            omit

            $517.80

            insert

            $528.15

 


Schedule 5        Amendment of Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/09/2002

(subsection 3 (5))

 

 

[1]       Section 5, Specified circumstances (Act s. 3C (1))

 

omit

(a)     to the first 10 occasions on which a relevant service is rendered to a patient, regardless of whether the service has been rendered to the patient before 1 June 2002 or after; and

insert

(a)    to the first 15 occasions on which a relevant service is rendered to a patient, regardless of whether the service has been rendered to the patient before 1 June 2002 or after; and

 

[2]       Schedule, Item 42875

            omit

            $386.15

            insert

            $393.85

 

[3]       Schedule, Item 42878

            omit

            $463.40

            insert

            $472.65

 


[4]       Schedule, Items 42881, 42884, 42887 and 42990

            omit

            $386.15

            insert

            $393.85

 

[5]      Schedule - Specified health services, after item 42990

insert

 

42991

Photodynamic therapy, 11th to 15th treatments on the same eye subsequent to a service to which item 42990 applies (including the infusion of verteporfin continuously through a peripheral vein), using a non-thermal laser at a wave length of 689nm

Not applicable

$393.85

 

[6]       Schedule, Items 42993, 42996 and 42999

            omit

            $463.40

            insert

            $472.65

 

[7]      Schedule - Specified health services, after item 42999

            insert

 

 

43000

Photodynamic therapy, 11th to 15th treatments on both eyes subsequent to a service to which item 42999 applies (including the infusion of verteporfin continuously through a peripheral vein), using a non-thermal laser at a wave length of 689nm

Not applicable

$472.65

 


[8]       Schedule, Item 43002

            omit

            $75.10

            insert

            $76.60

 

 

 

 

 

 


Schedule 6        Amendment of Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/10/2002

(subsection 3 (6))

 

 

[1]       Schedule, Items 43005 and 43008

            omit

            $386.15

            insert

            $393.85

 

[2]       Schedule, Items 43011 and 43014

            omit

            $463.40

            insert

            $472.65

 

[3]       Schedule, Item 43017

            omit

            $75.10

            insert

            $76.60

 


Schedule 7        Amendment of Health Insurance (Botulinum Toxin) Determination HS/04/2003

(subsection 3 (7))

 

[1]     Section 2, Commencement and cessation

            omit

            (b)  ceases on 30 April 2006; and

            insert

(b)  ceases at the beginning of 1 November 2005.


Schedule 8        Amendment of Health Insurance (Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease) Determination HS/01/2005

                                        (subsection 3 (8))

[1]     Section 4, Cessation

          omit

This Determination ceases to have effect on 30 April 2006.

insert

This Determination ceases to have effect at the beginning of

1 November 2006.

[2]     Section 6, Specified circumstances (Act s. 3C (1))

            omit

(a)    the service is performed in a relevant centre that is participating in an appropriate controlled trial to obtain information on adverse events, longer term patient outcomes and costs in the Australian setting in consultation with appropriate groups and States; and

insert

(a)    for services described in Items 40850, 40851, 40852, 40854, 40856, 40858, and 40860, the service is performed in a relevant centre that is participating in an appropriate controlled trial to obtain information on adverse events, longer term patient outcomes and costs in the Australian setting in consultation with appropriate groups and States; and

 


[3]     Schedule 1 - Relevant Centres; under “Alfred

           Public” in the column headed “Hospital

insert

St Vincents Private 

 

[4]       Schedule 2, Item 40850

            omit

            $1,921.45

            insert

            $1,959.90

           

[5]       Schedule 2, Item 40851

            omit

            $3,362.60

            insert

            $3,429.85

 

[6]       Schedule 2, Item 40852

            omit

            $289.00

            insert

            $294.80

 

[7]       Schedule 2, Item 40854

            omit

            $446.60

            insert

            $455.55

 


[8]       Schedule 2, Item 40856

            omit

            $216.75

            insert

            $221.10

 

[9]       Schedule 2, Item 40858

            omit

            $446.60

            insert

            $455.55

 

[10]     Schedule 2, Item 40860

            omit

            $1,716.30

            insert

            $1,750.65

 

[11]     Schedule 2, Item 40862

            omit

            $160.90

            insert

            $164.10


Schedule 9        Amendment of Health Insurance (Allied Health and Dental Services) Determination 2005

                                        (subsection 3 (9))

 

[1]       Schedule, Items 10950, 10951, 10952, 10954, 10956, 10958, 10960, 10962, 10964, 10966, 10968 and 10970

            omit

            $52.85

            insert

            $53.90

 

[2]       Schedule, Items 10975, 10976 and 10977

omit

            $88.05

            insert

            $89.80