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These Rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2010 (No. 2) to increase the patient contribution rate for nursing-home type patients at public hospitals in the Northern Territory and Western Australia and make consequential amendments to insert three new definitions in rule 4.
Administered by: Health
Registered 24 Nov 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Feb-2012
Tabled Senate07-Feb-2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
Table of contents.

 

 

Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2011 (No.7)

 


I, Alastair Wilson, delegate of the Minister for Health and Ageing, make these Rules under item 3 of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.

 

 

 

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Alastair Wilson

Acting Assistant Secretary

Private Health Insurance Branch

Medical Benefits Division

Department of Health and Ageing

18 November 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 


Contents

 

PART 1              PRELIMINARY

 

1.             Name of Rules  3

2.             Commencement 3

3.             Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2010 (No. 2) 3

 

SCHEDULE – AMENDMENTS                                                                                 4

 

 

 

         


Part 1        Preliminary

1.               Name of Rules

These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2011 (No.7).

2.               Commencement

These Rules commence on the day after registration.

3.               Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2010 (No.2)

The Schedule amends the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2010 (No.2).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


Schedule – Amendments

 

[1]     Part 1  Preliminary, Rule 4 Definitions     

 

Before:

Act means the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.     

 

Insert:

accredited podiatrist means a podiatric surgeon who holds specialist registration in the specialty of podiatric surgery under the National Law.

Note:     The registration requirements for an accredited podiatrist for the purpose of these Rules is the same registration requirements for podiatric surgeons as set out in rule 8 of the current Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules as made from time to time under section 333-20 of the Act.

 

After:

consultant physician has the same meaning as in subsection 3(1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

 

Insert:

Department means the Private Health Insurance Branch of the Department of Health and Ageing.

 

After:

insurer means a private health insurer.

 

Insert:

National Law means:

(a)     for a State or Territory other than Western Australia — the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law set out in the Schedule to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009 (Qld) as it applies (with or without modification) as law of the State or Territory; or

(b)    for Western Australia — the legislation enacted by the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (WA) Act 2010 that corresponds to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.

Note:     The Intergovernmental Agreement for a National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Health Professions that was made on 26 March 2008 provides for the enactment of the State and Territory legislation mentioned in this definition.

 

 

[2]     Part 2  General, Rule 8A Benefit requirementnursing-home type     patients

 

Delete subrule 8A(3)(a)(iii) and substitute:

(iii)             Northern Territory – $50.55;


Delete subrule 8A(3)(a)(viii) and substitute:

 

(viii)     Western Australia – $50.55;

 

 

 

Note

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

2.                  These Rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2010 (No. 2) which commenced on 14 January 2011.