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This Determination amends the Health Insurance (Gippsland and South Eastern New South Wales Mobile MRI Service) Determination 2009 to extend the cessation date to 31 December 2011 to enable the continued provision of services after 30 June 2011 and also make some minor amendments to legislative references.
Administered by: Health
Registered 22 Jun 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Jun-2011
Tabled Senate23-Jun-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

Health Insurance (Gippsland and South Eastern New South Wales Mobile MRI Service) Amendment Determination 2011

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I, Dr RICHARD BARTLETT, Delegate of the Minister for Health and Ageing, make this Determination under subsection 3C (1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

Dated                           16  June 2011



Dr_RICHARD BARTLETT                  ______                        __

First Assistant Secretary

Medical Benefits Division

Department of Health and Ageing

 

 

 


1.               Name of Determination

This Determination is the Health Insurance (Gippsland and South Eastern New South Wales Mobile MRI Service) Amendment Determination 2011.

2.               Commencement

This Determination commences on the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments. 

3.               Amendment of Health Insurance (Gippsland and South Eastern New South Wales Mobile MRI Service) Determination 2009

The Schedule amends the Health Insurance (Gippsland and South Eastern New South Wales Mobile MRI Service) Determination 2009.


SCHEDULE          AMENDMENTS

 

1.               Section 3, Cessation

omit

“23:59, 30 June 2011”

substitute

“23:59, 31 December 2011”

2.               Subsection 4(1), Interpretation

insert

eligible equipment means the General Electric Signa HD equipment with magnet strength of 1.5T and serial number R4146, operated by Regional Imaging Pty Ltd ABN 81 095 630 792.”

3.               Subsection 4(1), Interpretation

insert

eligible location means:

(a)                    Bega District Hospital, Bega, NSW; or

(b)                    Bairnsdale Hospital, Day St Bairnsdale, Victoria; or

(c)                    Sale Hospital, Guthridge Pde, Victoria; or

(d)                   LaTrobe Regional Hospital, Princes Hwy West Traralgon, Victoria.”

4.               Subsection 4(1), Interpretation, definition of funding agreement

omit definition

5.               Subsection 4(1), Interpretation, definition of transition period

omit definition

6.               Paragraph 4(2)(d), Interpretation

omit

Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2009

substitute

Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2010

7.               Paragraph 5(1)(b), Circumstances where this Determination applies

omit paragraph and substitute

“(b)        the service is performed on eligible equipment at an eligible location; and”

8.               Section 7, MRI and MRA services – meaning of scan

omit section and substitute

“Clause 2.5.7 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2010 shall have effect as if the reference to “items 63001 to 63482” in that clause was a reference to “items 63002 to 63483” of the Schedule.”

9.               Section 8, MRI and MRA services – related services that can be claimed in a 12 month period

omit

“Rule 39 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 of the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2009

substitute

“Subclause 2.5.9(2) of Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2010”

10.            Section 9, MRI services – limit for items 63472 and 63475

omit section and substitute

“Clause 2.5.10 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2010 shall have effect as if:

(a)                    the reference to item 63473 in subclause (1) was a reference to “item 63472, 63473 or 63475”;

(b)                    the reference to item 63470 in subclause (2) was a reference to “item 63470, 63472 or 63475”;

(c)                    there is an additional subclause (3) as follows “Item 63472 does not apply to the service described in that item if the person to whom the service is provided has previously been provided with that service or a service described in items 63470, 63473 or 63475”; and

(d)                   there is an additional subclause (4) as follows “Item 63475 does not apply to the service described in that item if the person to whom the service is provided has previously been provided with that service or a service described in item 63470, 63472 or 63473”.

11.            Section 10, limit for item 63478

omit

“Part 3 of Schedule 1 of the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2009”

substitute

“Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2010”

12.            Section 11, MRI and MRA services – modifying item

omit section and substitute

“Clause 2.5.11 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2010 shall have effect as if:

(a)                    the reference to item 63491 in that clause was a reference to item 63492; and

(b)                    the references to item 63494 in that clause were references to item 63493; and

(c)                    the references to item 63497 in that clause were references to item 63495.”

 

Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.