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These Rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2008 (No. 2) to reflect changes in the minimum benefits payable for overnight shared accommodation at a public hospital in Victoria.
Administered by: Health
Made 17 Jul 2008
Registered 17 Jul 2008
Tabled HR 26 Aug 2008
Tabled Senate 26 Aug 2008
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2009
Repealed by Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2009 (No. 1)
This Legislative Instrument has been subject to a Motion to Disallow:
Motion Date:
24-Sep-2008
Expiry Date:
02-Dec-2008
House:
Senate
Details:
Full
Resolution:
Withdrawn
Resolution Date:
10-Nov-2008
Resolution Time:
Provisions:

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2008 (No. 2)

 

I, VERONICA HANCOCK, delegate of the Minister for Health and Ageing, make these Rules under item 3A of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.

Dated             17th July         2008

 

 

V Hancock

____________________________________

Veronica Hancock

Assistant Secretary

Private Health Insurance Branch

Acute Care Division

Department of Health and Ageing

 

 

 


Contents

 

Part 1                   Preliminary                                                                                           3

1.           Name of Rules                                                                                       3

2.           Commencement                                                                                    3

3.           Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2008 (No. 2)         3

Schedule―Amendments                                                                                                   4

[1]          Schedule 1, Part 1, Minimum benefit                                                    4

[2]          Schedule 3, Part 1, Minimum benefit in clause 2, Table 1                    4

[3]          Schedule 5, Part 4, Facilities, in the Table                                           5

 

 


Part 1        Preliminary

1.      Name of Rules

These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2008 (No. 2).

2.      Commencement

These Rules commence on the day after they are registered.

3.      Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2008 (No. 2)

The Schedule amends the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2008 (No. 2).


Schedule―Amendments

[1]     Schedule 1, Part 1, Minimum benefit

              Delete Table 2 in clause 2 of Schedule 1 and insert: 

Table 2― Victoria:  shared ward accommodation at a public hospital

Class of patient

Minimum benefit payable per night

Advanced surgical patient

 

- first 14 days

$347

- over 14 days

$241

Surgical patient or obstetric patient

 

- first 14 days

$321

- over 14 days

$241

Psychiatric

 

- first 42 days

$321

- 43 – 65 days

$280

- over 65 days

$241

Rehabilitation patient

 

- first 49 days

$321

- 50 – 65 days

$280

- over 65 days

$241

Other patients

 

- first 14 days

$280

- over 14 days

$241

[2]     Schedule 3, Part 1, Minimum benefit in clause 2, Table 1

              Delete: 

 

Victoria

$203

$241

$279

$321

 

              Insert:

 

Victoria

$203

$241

$280

$321

 


[3]     Schedule 5, Part 4, Facilities, in the Table

              After:  

 

267.

Victorian Rehabilitation Centre

499 Springvale Road, GLEN WAVERLY  VIC  3150

 

           Insert:

 

267A.

Victoria Parade Surgery Centre

Level 1, 100 Victoria Parade, EAST MELBOURNE VIC 3002

 

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

2.       These Rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2008 (No. 2), which commenced on 1 July 2008.