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R47/2011 Principles as made
This instrument amends the Treatment Principles (No. R8 of 2004) 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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

 

Veterans’ Entitlements (Treatment Principles - Minor & Technical Variations (No.2)) Instrument 2011

 

Instrument No. R47/2011

 

 

I, Warren Snowdon, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, pursuant to subsection 90(5) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, approve this instrument made by the Repatriation Commission.

Dated this   31st   day of                   October       2011

Warren Snowdon

……………………….............................................

WARREN SNOWDON

 

The Repatriation Commission, pursuant to subsection 90(4) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, varies the Treatment Principles (Instrument No.R8 of 2004) in accordance with the Schedule.

Dated this 18th    day of                   October       2011

 

Ian Campbell                Shane Carmody……………Major General Mark Kelly

………………………………………………………………………………………….

IAN CAMPBELL             SHANE CARMODY                   Major General Mark Kelly

         PSM                                                                                                  AO DSC

PRESIDENT                    DEPUTY PRESIDENT                        COMMISSIONER

 

 

 

 

 

[1]     Name of Instrument

This instrument is the Veterans’ Entitlements (Treatment Principles - Minor & Technical Variations (No.2)) Instrument 2011

 

[2]     Commencement

 

This instrument commences, or is taken to commence, 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:

 

10.3.1

 

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.