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This Determination revokes the previous Determinations and provides for an additional three photodynamic therapy services (items 43021, 43022 and 43023).
Administered by: Health
Registered 15 Oct 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2008
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/04/2007

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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                                      30/07/2007

 

 

TONY ABBOTT

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Minister for Health and Ageing


Contents

 

1.           Name of Determination                                                                             3

2.           Commencement                                                                                      3

3.           Cessation                                                                                               3

4.           Revocation of Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/03/2006 and Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/04/2006                                    3

5.           Interpretation                                                                                           3

6.           Treatment of a relevant service                                                                  4

Schedule        Specified health services                                                             5

 


1.       Name of Determination

This Determination is the Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/04/2007.

2.       Commencement

This Determination commences on 1 August 2007.

3.       Cessation

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

4.       Revocation of Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/03/2006 and Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/04/2006

This Determination revokes the Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/03/2006 and the Health Insurance (Photodynamic Therapy) Determination HS/04/2006.

5.       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.



Schedule         Specified health services

 

Item

Health Service

Fee for all States

 

43021

Photodynamic therapy, one eye, including the infusion of verteporfin continuously through a peripheral vein, using a non-thermal laser at a wavelength of 689nm, for the treatment of choroidal neovascularisation.

 

 

$402.10

 

43022

Photodynamic therapy, both eyes, including the infusion of verteporfin continuously through a peripheral vein, using a non-thermal laser at a wavelength of 689nm, for the treatment of choroidal neovascularisation.

 

 

$482.60

43023

Infusion of Verteporfin for discontinued photodynamic therapy, where a session of therapy which would have been provided under item 43021 or 43022 has been discontinued on medical grounds.

 

 

$78.20

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