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These rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011 to update the minimum benefits for nursing-home type patients at public hospitals in some States and at private hospitals nationally and updates the list of Second Tier facilities.
Administered by: Health
Made 14 Sep 2012
Registered 18 Sep 2012
Tabled HR 19 Sep 2012
Tabled Senate 19 Sep 2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
Table of contents.

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 5)¹

 

I, DOUG FAWNS, delegate of the Minister for Health, make these Rules under item 3A of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.

 

 

 

____________________________________

Doug Fawns

Assistant Secretary

Private Health Insurance Branch

Medical Benefits Division

Department of Health and Ageing

14 September 2012

 

 

 



Part 1        Preliminary

1           Name of Rules

These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 5).

2.          Commencement

These Rules commence on:

(a) 20 September 2012; or

(b) if registered after 20 September 2012, the day after registration.

3.          Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011

Schedules A and B amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011 as amended.


 Schedule A ― Amendments

 

 [1]     Schedule 4, Clause 6 Minimum benefit, Table 1:

 

Delete:

Tasmania                                                   $122.25

 

Insert:

Tasmania                                                   $124.90

 

             Delete:

                           Victoria                                                                  $105.65

 

             Insert:

                           Victoria                                                                  $113.70

 

            

[2]      Schedule 4, Clause 6 Minimum benefit, Table 2:

            

             Delete:

                           Private hospitals                                        $60.15

 

             Insert:

                           Private hospitals                                        $59.05


Schedule B ― Amendments

[1]         Schedule 5, Clause 4 Facilities, Table:

 

The table in Clause 4 of Schedule 5 of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit

Requirements) Rules 2011 is amended as set out below:

 

After:

 

Geelong Private Hospital

cnr Ryrie & Bellarine Streets, GEELONG  VIC  3220

 

Insert:

 

Genea Canberra

Suite 17B, 2 King Street, DEAKIN  ACT  2600

 

After:

 

Memorial Hospital

Sir Edwin Smith Avenue, NORTH ADELAIDE  SA  5006

 

Insert:

 

Mercy Hospital Mount Lawley

Thirlmere Road, MOUNT LAWLEY  WA  6050

 

After:

 

Randwick Day Surgery

2 Eurimbla Avenue, RANDWICK  NSW  2031

 

Insert:

 

Reservoir Private Hospital Day Procedure Centre

73-75 Pine Street, RESERVOIR  VIC  3073

 

After:

 

Strathfield Private Hospital

3 Everton Road, STRATHFIELD  NSW  2135

 

Insert:

 

Subiaco Private Hospital

Suite 9, 1 Salvado Road,  SUBIACO  WA  6008

 


 

After:

 

The Hills Clinic

15-17 Memorial Avenue, KELLYVILLE  NSW  2155

 

Insert:

 

The Hornsby Sleep Disorders and Diagnostic Centre

104 Balmoral Street,  WAITARA  NSW  2077

The Marian Centre

187 Cambridge Street,  WEMBLEY  WA  6014

Note

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