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SLI 2014 No. 194 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulation 2014 to set a time limitation on specific general practice attendances funded through the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) to ensure Government rebates continue to be up-to-date, representative of best practice medical practice, and reflective of Government commitments.
Administered by: Health
Made 11 Dec 2014
Registered 16 Dec 2014
Tabled HR 09 Feb 2015
Tabled Senate 09 Feb 2015
Date of repeal 18 Jan 2015
Repealed by Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Repeal (Duration of Attendance) Regulation 2015
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Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (Duration of Attendance) Regulation 2014

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 194, 2014

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 11 December 2014

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Peter Dutton

Minister for Health

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulation 2014            2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (Duration of Attendance) Regulation 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 19 January 2015.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulation 2014

1  Schedule 1 (item 3, column headed “Description”)

Omit “at consulting rooms (other than a service to which another item applies) by a general practitioner”, substitute “by a general practitioner at consulting rooms (other than a service to which another item applies), lasting less than 10 minutes,”.

2  Schedule 1 (item 23, column headed “Description”)

After “lasting”, insert “at least 10 minutes and”.

3  Schedule 1 (item 5000, column headed “Description”)

Omit “at consulting rooms (other than a service to which another item applies) by a general practitioner”, substitute “by a general practitioner at consulting rooms (other than a service to which another item applies), lasting less than 10 minutes,”.

4  Schedule 1 (item 5020, column headed “Description”)

After “lasting”, insert “at least 10 minutes and”.