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R16/2012 Principles as made
This instrument amends the Treatment Principles (No. R8/2004) to incorporate the updated version of the document known as the RAP Schedule. The RAP Schedule (Rehabilitation and Appliances Schedule) has been updated to, among other things, list the new appliance of 'positional sleep apnoea' as an appliance that may be made available to veterans or their dependants.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 07 May 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-May-2012
Tabled Senate10-May-2012
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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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 – RAP Schedule/Incorporated Documents Update ) Instrument 2012

 

Instrument No. R16/2012

 

 

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   16th  day of                   April 2012

Warren Snowdon

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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 4th      day of                   April 2012

 

Ian Campbell               Shane Carmody                     Major General Mark Kelly

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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 – RAP Schedule/Incorporated Documents Update ) Instrument 2012.

 

[2]     Commencement

 

(a) Subject to (b), this instrument commences on the day after the day it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

(b) Section 1 of this instrument, as it has effect for item 25 of the Schedule 1 to be inserted in the Treatment Principles, is taken to have commenced on 21 December 2011.

 


 

                                Schedule

 

1.      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 21 December 2011.