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Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 3)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2006L03311
  • No longer in force
SLI 2006 No. 269 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Health Insurance Regulations 1975 to prescribe three additional health services and to provide that seven new items will attract 100% of the scheduled fee.
Administered by: Health
Registered 20 Oct 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Oct-2006
Tabled Senate06-Nov-2006
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 3)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2006 No. 269

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 Health Insurance Act 1973.

Dated 19 October 2006

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

TONY ABBOTT


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 3).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 November 2006.

3              Amendment of Health Insurance Regulations 1975

                Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 3A

substitute

3A           Health services not specified in an item (Act s 3C)

                For paragraph (b) of the definition of health service in subsection 3C (8) of the Act, a service is prescribed if it is a service of a kind mentioned in the following table.

Item

Service

1

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health

2

Audiology

3

Chiropractic

4

Diabetes education

5

Dietetics

6

Exercise physiology

7

Focussed psychological strategies

8

Mental health

9

Non‑directive pregnancy support counselling

10

Occupational therapy

11

Osteopathy

12

Physiotherapy

13

Podiatry

14

Psychological therapy

15

Psychology

16

Speech pathology

[2]           Schedule 6, item 7, third column

after

716

insert

, 717

[3]           Schedule 6, item 12, third column

before

2721

insert

2710, 2712, 2713,

[4]           Schedule 6, after item 14

insert

 

14AA

A27

4001

[5]           Schedule 6, item 14A, third column

after

10989

insert

, 10994, 10995

 


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au.