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Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 2)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2010L02796
  • No longer in force
SLI 2010 No. 260 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Health Insurance Regulations 1975 to make consequential amendments due to changes to the General Medical Services Table.
Administered by: Health
Registered 27 Oct 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Nov-2010
Tabled Senate15-Nov-2010
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 260

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, 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 27 October 2010

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

NICOLA ROXON


Contents

                        1     Name of Regulations                                                        3

                        2     Commencement                                                              3

                        3     Amendment of Health Insurance Regulations 1975             3

                        4     Services for which medicare benefit is 100% of Schedule fee GMST items 709, 711 and 713 3

Schedule 1             Amendment commencing 1 May 2010                           4

Schedule 2             Amendments commencing 1 November 2010                6

 

 


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence, or are taken to have commenced, as follows:

                 (a)     on 1 May 2010 — regulations 1 to 3 and Schedule 1;

                (b)     on 1 November 2010 — regulation 4 and Schedule 2.

3              Amendment of Health Insurance Regulations 1975

                Schedules 1 and 2 amend the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.

4              Services for which medicare benefit is 100% of Schedule fee GMST items 709, 711 and 713

         (1)   For paragraph 10 (2) (aa) of the Act, a service described in items 709, 711 and 713 of the general medical services table
is taken to have been prescribed from 1 July 2008 to 31 April 2010 (inclusive).

Note   Items 709, 711 and 713:

(a)   were inserted into the general medical services table by the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 2) which commenced on 1 July 2008; and

(b)   were repealed by the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 3) which commenced on 1 May 2010.

         (2)   In this regulation:

Act means the Health Insurance Act 1973.

Note   The term general medical services table is defined in the Act.


Schedule 1        Amendment commencing 1 May 2010

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Schedule 6

substitute

Schedule 6        Services for which medicare benefit is 100% of Schedule fee

(regulation 6EF)

  

Item

Group

Item of the general medical services table

1

A1

3, 4, 20, 23, 24, 35, 36, 37, 43, 44, 47, 51

2

A2

52, 53, 54, 57, 58, 59, 60, 65, 92, 93, 95, 96,

3

A5

160, 161, 162, 163, 164

4

A6

170, 171, 172

5

A7

173, 193, 195, 197, 199

6

A11

597, 598, 599, 600

7

A14

701, 703, 705, 707, 715

8

A15

721, 723, 729, 731, 732, 735, 739, 743, 747, 750, 758

9

A17

900, 903

10

A18

2497, 2501, 2503, 2504, 2506, 2507, 2509, 2517, 2518, 2521, 2522, 2525, 2526, 2546, 2547, 2552, 2553, 2558, 2559

11

A19

2598, 2600, 2603, 2606, 2610, 2613, 2616, 2620, 2622, 2624, 2631, 2633, 2635, 2664, 2666, 2668, 2673, 2675, 2677

12

A20

2710, 2712, 2713, 2721, 2723, 2725, 2727

13

A22

5000, 5003, 5010, 5020, 5023, 5028, 5040, 5043, 5049, 5060, 5063, 5067

14

A23

5200, 5203, 5207, 5208, 5220, 5223, 5227, 5228, 5260, 5263, 5265, 5267

15

A27

4001

16

M12

10986, 10987, 10988, 10989, 10997

17

M2

10993, 10994, 10995, 10996, 10998, 10999

Schedule 2        Amendments commencing 1 November 2010

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Subparagraph 6EF (b) (ii)

omit

rule 28 of Schedule 1 to the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2009

insert

clause 1.2.5 of Schedule 1 to the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2010

[2]           Subregulation 13 (21)

omit

rule 61

insert

clause 2.43.4


Note

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