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This Determination remakes and revises HS/6/1999 to reflect updated drafting practice and provide for an increase in the fees in respect of services covered.
Administered by: Health
Registered 31 Oct 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Nov-2006
Tabled Senate06-Nov-2006
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

Health Insurance (Endoluminal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Grafting) Determination HS/05/2006

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

Dated                                 30/10/2006



 

_______Tony Abbott_________

Minister for Health and Ageing

 

 

 

 

 

 


Contents

 

1.           Name of Determination                                                                             3

2.           Commencement                                                                                      3

3.           Cessation                                                                                               3

4.           Interpretation                                                                                           3

5.           Treatment of a relevant service                                                                  3

6.           Indexation of Fees                                                                                   4

 

Schedule       Specified health services                                                              5

 

 


1.                      Name of Determination

This Determination is the Health Insurance (Endoluminal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Grafting) Determination HS/05/2006.

2.                      Commencement

This Determination is taken to have commenced on 27 April 2006. 

3.                      Cessation

This Determination will cease to have effect at the end of 31 October 2007.

4.                      Interpretation

(1)        In this Determination:

relevant service means a health service, as defined in subsection 3C(8) of the Act, that is specified in the Schedule.

the Act means the Health Insurance Act 1973.

the Schedule means the Schedule to this Determination.

Note          Unless the contrary intention appears, expressions used in this Determination have the same meanings as in the Act—see section 13 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

(2)        Unless the contrary intention appears, in this Determination a reference to a provision of the Act or the National Health Act 1953 or regulations made under the Act or under the National Health Act 1953 as applied, adopted or incorporated in relation to specifying a matter is a reference to those provisions as in force from time to time and any other reference to provisions of an Act or regulations is a reference to those provisions as in force from time to time.

5.                      Treatment of a relevant service

A relevant service shall be treated as if:

(a)                    it were both a professional service and a medical service for the purposes of the provisions of the Act, the National Health Act 1953, the Health Insurance Regulations 1975 and the National Health Regulations 1954 that make provision in respect of professional services or medical services; and

(b)                   there were an item in the general medical services table that related to the relevant service and specified in respect of the service a fee in relation to a State, being the fee specified in the Schedule in relation to the State specified.

6.                      Indexation of Fees

(1)        The fee specified in Column 3 of the Schedule for a relevant service applies where the service is rendered to a patient after 26 April 2006 and before 1 November 2006.

(2)        The fee specified in Column 4 of the Schedule for a relevant service applies where the service is rendered to a patient after 31 October 2006.

 

Schedule         Specified health services

 

Column 1 – Item

Column 2 – Health Service

Column 3 – Fee for all States

Column 4 – Fee for all States


33116


Infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by tube graft using endovascular repair procedure, excluding associated radiological services (Anaes.)  (Assist.)

 

 

$1,210.75

 

$1,236.20


33119

 

 

Infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by bifurcation graft to one or both iliac arteries using endovascular repair procedure, excluding associated radiological services (Anaes.) (Assist.)

 

 

$1,345.40

 

$1,373.65

 

Note    Section 3C(7) of the Act deems an internal territory to form part of the State of New South Wales.