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QAA No. 1/2011 Declarations/Other as made
This instrument declares Quality Practice Accreditation Pty Ltd as a qualified privilege activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Administered by: Health
Registered 18 May 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-May-2011
Tabled Senate15-Jun-2011
Date ceased to have effect 07 May 2016
Ceased by Health Insurance Act 1973
Ceasing Comments see subsection 124X(4)
Date of repeal 01 Oct 2021
Repealed by Sunsetting

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Instrument number QAA 1/2011

Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under Section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

 

I, NICOLA ROXON, Minister for Health and Ageing, make this instrument under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (the Act).

 

 

1.       DECLARE the Activity described in Schedule 1 to this declaration (the Activity) to be a  quality assurance activity to which Part VC of the Act applies being satisfied in relation to the Activity that:

(i)            the organisation engaging in the Activity is authorised to do so by an association of health professionals; and

(ii)          it is in the public interest that Part VC of the Act applies to the Activity having regard to the criteria prescribed in regulations 23C to 23G (inclusive) of the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.

 

Dated   8     /   5      / 2011

 

 

NICOLA ROXON

Minister for Health and Ageing

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity

 

Commencement

 

This instrument commences on the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.  Section 124X(4) of the Act prescribes that, unless sooner revoked, this declaration ceases to be in force at the end of 5 years after the instrument of declaration was signed.

 

Schedule 1   QAA 1/2011 Declared Quality Assurance Activity

 

[1]            Organisation engaging in activity:

                 Quality Practice Accreditation Pty Ltd

 

                 Title:

Accreditation for entry into or maintenance of Practice Incentive Program (PIP)

 

                 Description:

                

The activity is for the accreditation of general practices against the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) standards for entry into the Practice Incentive Program (PIP). The activity aims to enhance and improve the level of quality care delivered to patients of general practice throughout Australia, promote continued quality improvement, enhance practice development and efficiency and provide general practices with education and training against the RACGP standards.

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