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PB 43 of 2012 Arrangements as made
This instrument amends the National Health (Indigenous Chronic Disease - PBS Co-payment Measure) Special Arrangement 2012 (No. PB 22 of 2012) to make changes to the Special Arrangment to assist eligible Indigenous patients to access Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme medicines with reduced patient co-payments.
Administered by: Health
Registered 29 Jun 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Aug-2012
Tabled Senate14-Aug-2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

PB 43 of 2012

National Health (Indigenous Chronic Disease – PBS Co-payment Measure) Special Arrangement Amendment Instrument 2012 (No.1)

 

National Health Act 1953

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I, KIM BESSELL, Assistant Secretary, Pharmaceutical Access Branch, Pharmaceutical Benefits Division, Department of Health and Ageing, delegate of the Minister for Health, make this Amendment Instrument under subsections 100(1) and 100(2) of the National Health Act 1953.

Dated    29 June 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KIM BESSELL

Kim Bessell

Assistant Secretary

Pharmaceutical Access Branch

Principal Pharmacy Advisor

Pharmaceutical Benefits Division

Department of Health and Ageing

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1              Name of Instrument

 

(1)                This Instrument is the National Health (Indigenous Chronic Disease – PBS Co-payment Measure)) Special Arrangement Amendment Instrument 2012 (No.1).

 

(2)                This Instrument may also be cited as PB 43 of 2012.

 

2              Commencement

This Instrument commences on 1 July 2012.

3              Amendments to PB 22 of 2012

Schedule 1 amends the National Health (Indigenous Chronic Disease – PBS Co-payment Measure) Special Arrangement 2012 (PB 22 of 2012).

 

 


Schedule 1                   Amendments

[1]     Section 4, after definition for medical practitioner

insert:

medication chart prescription has the meaning given in the Regulations.

[2]     Section 4, after definition for other Special Arrangement

insert:

paperless claim for payment has the meaning given in the Regulations.

[3]     Section 4, after definition for referred

insert:

Regulations means the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960.

[4]     Section 4, after definition for specialist

insert:

supply certification form has the meaning given in the Regulations.

[5]     After subsection 6(2)

insert:

(3)    This Special Arrangement does not apply to continued dispensing under subsection 89A(1) of the Act.

[6]     After subsection 7(4)

insert:

Note: This Special Arrangement applies to a supply under subsection 93A(4) of the Act on the basis of a medication chart prescription.

[7]     Paragraph 15(2)(b)

substitute:

(b)       unless made using the manual system:

(i)          must include an indicator that the claim is being made for the supply of a pharmaceutical benefit under this Special Arrangement;

(ii)        if subsection 14(3) or (5) of this Special Arrangement applies, the prescription is not required to be included with the claim, the claim is a paperless claim for payment and the supply certification form is not required to be included in the claim; and

(iii)      if the pharmaceutical benefit is supplied under subsection 93A(4) of the Act on the basis of a medication chart prescription, a supply certification form must be included with the paperless claim for payment, unless subparagraph (ii) applies.

Note: Subsections 99AAA(4) and (5) and section 99AAB of the Act provide that an approved supplier must use the Claims Transmission System, unless permitted to use the manual system under section 99AAB of the Act.

 

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