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M48/2011 Principles as made
This instrument amends the MRCA Treatment Principles to update references to documents and rectifies drafting errors.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 08 Nov 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate10-Nov-2011
Tabled HR17-Nov-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

Australian Government

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

 

MRCA Treatment Principles (Minor & Technical Variations (No.2)) Instrument 2011

 

Instrument No.M48/2011

 

 

I, Warren Snowdon, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, pursuant to subsection 286(3) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, approve this instrument made by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission.

Dated this  31st                       day of    October                    2011

Warren Snowdon………………………………………………

WARREN SNOWDON

 

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, pursuant to subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, varies the MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument No.M21 of 2004) in accordance with the Schedule.

Dated this      18th                       day of       October                             2011

 

The Seal of the                                                )

Military Rehabilitation                                    )

and Compensation Commission                   )          Seal

was affixed hereto in the                                )

presence of:                                                     )

 

Ian Campbell               Shane Carmody                Major General Mark Kelly

………………………………………………………………………………………....

IAN CAMPBELL             SHANE CARMODY                  Major General Mark Kelly

        PSM                                                                                                         AO DSC

      CHAIR                                MEMBER                                                 MEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[1]     Name of Instrument

This instrument is the MRCA Treatment Principles (Minor & Technical Variations (No.2)) Instrument 2011

 

[2]     Commencement

 

This instrument commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 November 2011.

 


 

                        Schedule

 

1.      Paragraph 1.4.1 (definitions)

 

definition of GPMP (the Note)

 

omit, substitute:

 

Note: “GPMP” is used in the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Fee Schedules for Medical Services (see: paragraph 3.5.1).

 

1A.    Paragraph 1.4.1 (definitions)

 

definitions of “medicare benefit”

 

omit the second definition.

 

2.      Paragraph 3.2.1(b)

 

omit the full stop (second occurring).

 

3.      Paragraph 3.5.1 (1)

 

paragraph (e)

 

            omit:

 

            (Diabetes Educators)

 

            substitute:

 

            (Diabetes Educators))

 

paragraph (f)

 

            omit:

 

            (Dietitians)

 

            substitute:

 

            (Dietitians))

 

paragraph (g)

 

            omit:

 

            (Exercise Physiologists)

 

            substitute:

 

            (Exercise Physiologists))

 

paragraph (ia)

 

            omit:

 

            neuropsychologist)

 

            substitute:

 

            neuropsychologist))

 

paragraph (ja)

 

            omit:

 

            (Occupational Therapists)

 

            substitute:

 

            (Occupational Therapists))

 

paragraph (n)

 

            omit:

 

            (Osteopaths)

 

            substitute:

 

            (Osteopaths))

 

paragraph (p)

 

            omit:

 

            (Physiotherapists)

 

            substitute:

 

            (Physiotherapists))

 

paragraph (q)

 

            omit:

 

            (Podiatrists)

 

            substitute:

 

            (Podiatrists))

 

4.      Paragraph 4.7.2

 

omit the letters:

 

(b) (c)

 

substitute, respectively:

 

(a) (b)

 

5.      Paragraph 5.1.1

 

            at the end, insert a full stop.

 

6.      Paragraph 6A.4.2(a)

 

omit:

 

in the Repatriation Medical Fee Schedule

 

6A.   Paragraph 9.3.2(c)

 

            omit:

 

10.4.1

 

substitute:

 

10.2.1

 

7.      Schedule 1 (Dates for Incorporated Documents)

 

            omit, substitute:

 

 

SCHEDULE 1 DATES FOR INCORPORATED DOCUMENTS

 

 

The date for :

 

          1.       Notes for Local Medical Officers (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

2.       Department of Veterans’ Affairs Fee Schedules for Medical Services (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

3.       Notes for Allied Health Providers (paragraphs 3.5.1 and 7.1A.1);

 

4.       Optometrist Fees for Consultation (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

5.       DVA Schedule of Fees Orthoptists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

6.       Pricing Schedule for visual aids (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

7.       The fourth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (commonly known as DSM-IV) (paragraph 2.4.2A);

         

8.       Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dentists and Dental Specialists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

9.       Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dental Prosthetists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

          10.     Chiropractors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

11.     Diabetes Educators Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

12.     Dietitians Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

13.     Exercise Physiologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

14.     Occupational Therapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

15.     Osteopaths Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

16.     Physiotherapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

17.     Psychologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

18.     Podiatrists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

19.     Social Workers Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

20.     Clinical Counsellors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

21.     Speech Pathologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

22.     Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs      Classification System and Schedule of Item Numbers and Fees — Community Nursing Services;

 

23.     Notes for Coordinated Veterans' Care Program Providers;

 

24.       Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP) National Guidelines (paragraph 11.2A.1);

 

25.     RAP National Schedule of Equipment (paragraph 11.2A.1);

 

is 1 November 2011.