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This determination amends the Health Insurance (Dental Services) Determination 2007 to bring about a staged cessation and enable the payment of Medicare benefits (items 85011-87777) for services available to people with chronic conditions and complex care needs whose oral health is impacting on their general health (also known as the Medicare Chronic Disease Dental Scheme).
Administered by: Health
Made 03 Sep 2012
Registered 06 Sep 2012
Tabled HR 10 Sep 2012
Tabled Senate 10 Sep 2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
This Legislative Instrument has been subject to a Motion to Disallow:
Motion Date:
18-Sep-2012
Expiry Date:
27-Nov-2012
House:
House of Reps
Details:
Full
Resolution:
Negatived
Resolution Date:
09-Oct-2012
Resolution Time:
20:29
Provisions:
whole

I, TANYA PLIBERSEK, make this Determination under subsection 3C (1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

Dated third of September 2012

 

TANYA PLIBERSEK

MINISTER FOR HEALTH

 

 


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Health Insurance (Dental Services) Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 8 September 2012.     

3              Amendment of Health Insurance (Dental Services) Determination 2007

                Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance (Dental Services) Determination 2007.

 

 


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           After section 2

insert

Section 2A      Cessation

This Determination ceases at midnight 30 November 2012.

[2]           Section 3, Definitions, eligible dental prosthetist, paragraph (c)

omit

Medicare Australia CEO

insert

Chief Executive Medicare

[3]           Section 3, Definitions, eligible dental specialist, paragraph (b)

omit

Medicare Australia CEO

insert

Chief Executive Medicare

[4]           Section 3, Definitions, eligible dentist

omit

Medicare Australia CEO

insert

Chief Executive Medicare

[5]           Section 3, Definitions, GP management plan 

omit

item 721 or 725 of the general medical services table

insert

item 721 of the general medical services table or item 725 of the general medical services table as in force on or before 30 April 2010

[6]           Section 3, Definitions, multidisciplinary care plan

omit

subrule 36(2)

insert

clause 2.17.6

[7]           Section 3, Definitions, team care arrangements 

omit

item 723 or 727 of the general medical services table

insert

item 723 of the general medical services table or item 727 of the general medical services table as in force on or before 30 April 2010

[8]           Section 6, Patient eligibility, paragraph (a)

omit paragraph

insert

(a)        the person either:

(i)     has in place a GP management plan and team care arrangements, both of which were received on or before 7 September 2012; or

(ii)    has in place a multidisciplinary care plan to which item 731 of the general medical services table applies which was received on or before 7 September 2012; and


[9]           Schedule 2, Specialties, table

omit table

insert

 

Item

Specialty

1

Dento-maxillofacial radiology

2

Endodontics

3

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

4

Oral medicine

5

Oral pathology

6

Oral pathology and oral medicine

7

Oral surgery

8

Orthodontics

9

Paediatric dentistry

10

Pedeodontics

11

Periodontics

 12

Prosthodontics

 13

Special needs dentistry

 

 

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Note

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