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These rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011 to make consequential amendments to Schedules 1 and 3 to reflect changes made to the Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) item numbers due to commence on 1 November 2012 and also reflects an indexation of 1.9% to MBS fees in Schedule 1.
Administered by: Health
Made 26 Oct 2012
Registered 31 Oct 2012
Tabled HR 01 Nov 2012
Tabled Senate 01 Nov 2012
Date of repeal 02 Nov 2012
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the
Table of contents.

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 7)[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

26 October 2012

 

 

 


Contents

 

 

Part 1           Preliminary    3

 

1       Name of Rules  3

2.      Commencement 3

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

 

 

Schedule   Amendments   4

 

Part 1        Preliminary

1           Name of Rules

These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 7).

2.          Commencement

These Rules commence on:

(a) 1 November 2012; or

(b) if registered after 1 November 2012, the day after registration.

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

The Schedule amends the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011 as amended.

 


Schedule―Amendments

 

[1]         Schedule 1, Part 2 Type A procedures, Clause 4 Advanced surgical patient, subclause (3)

 

Delete “$837.05” substitute “$852.95”

 

Delete “42731”

 

After “48692” insert “48694”

 

[2]         Schedule 1, Part 2 Type A procedures, Clause 6 Surgical patient, subclause (3)

 

             Delete “$249.26 to $837.05” substitute “$254.00 to $852.95”

 

Delete “42560”

 

Delete “42566”

 

Delete “42722”

 

             Delete “42771”

 

[3]         Schedule 3, Part 2 Type B procedures, Clause 5 Non-band specific Type B day procedures, subclause (1)

 

After “30660” insert “30687”

 

[4]         Schedule 3, Part 3 Type C procedures, Clause 8 Interpretation, Category 2 Diagnostic Procedures & Investigations, D1

 

Delete “11203”

 

             Delete “             11212”

 

 

 

[5]         Schedule 3, Part 3 Type C procedures, Clause 8 Interpretation, Category 5 Diagnostic Imaging Services, I5 

 

After “63476” insert “63482”

 

After “63497” insert “63507, 63510, 63513, 63516, 63519, 63522, 63525, 63526, 63527, 63528, 63529, 63530”

 

[6]         Schedule 3, Part 3 Type C procedures, Clause 8 Interpretation, Category 6 Pathology Services, P7  

 

After “73332” insert “73333, 73334, 73335”

 

 

NOTE



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