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This instrument specifies programs that are currently delivered by the department but which are not delivered under the legislation specified in paragraph 41G (a). This instrument ensures that information obtained for the purposes of a Medicare program will be able to be used for the purposes of other Medicare programs.
Administered by: Services Australia
Registered 05 Jun 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Jun-2015
Tabled Senate15-Jun-2015

Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2015

 

Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973

I, MARISE PAYNE, Minister for Human Services, make this specification under paragraph 41G (b) of the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973.

 

Dated 26th May 2015

MARISE PAYNE

1              Name of specification

                This specification is the Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2015.

2              Commencement

                This specification commences on 1 July 2015.

3              Repeal

                The Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2011 is repealed.

4              Medicare programs

                For paragraph 41G (b) of the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973, the services, benefits, programs and facilities specified in Schedule 1 are Medicare programs.

Note   Other Medicare programs are specified in paragraph 41G (a) of the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973.

 


Schedule 1        Medicare programs

(section 3)

 

Item

Service, benefit, program or facility

1         

Rural Other Medical Practitioners Program

2         

MedicarePlus for Other Medical Practitioners Program

3         

After Hours Other Medical Practitioners Program

4         

Temporary Resident Other Medical Practitioners Program 

5         

Outer Metropolitan Other Medical Practitioners Program

6         

Herceptin Late Stage Breast Cancer Program (non-PBS)

7         

Life Saving Drugs Program

8         

Premium Free Dispensing

9         

Prescription Shopping Program

10     

Rural Pharmacy Maintenance Allowance

11     

Residential Medication Management Review Program

12     

Home Medicines Review Program

13     

MedsCheck and Diabetes MedsCheck (Medication Use Review and Diabetes Medication Management Service Programs)

14     

Inborn Errors of Metabolism Program

15     

Australian Organ Donor Register

16     

National Bowel Cancer Screening Register

17     

Practice Incentives Program

18     

Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program

19     

Rural Procedural Grants Program

20     

General Practice Immunisation Incentive Scheme

21     

General Practice Rural Incentives Program

22     

Rural Locum Education Assistance Program

23     

Aged Care Education and Training Incentive Program

24     

Practice Nurse Incentives Program

25     

National Performance Indicator for the Divisions of General Practice Program – Immunisation

26     

Medical Indemnity Program

27     

Midwife Professional Indemnity Scheme

28     

Western Australian Visiting Medical Practitioner Program

29     

Radiation Oncology Registration & Processing Program

30     

Hearing Services Program

31     

Adverse Events Assistance Activity Program

32     

Homeowner Insulation Program and Low Emission Assistance Plan for Renters

33     

Financial Assistance Scheme for Uncontracted Assessors

34     

Training Assistance Scheme for Accredited Home Sustainability Assessors

35     

Early Release of Superannuation on Compassionate Grounds

36     

Small Business Superannuation Clearing House

37     

Australian Health Survey

38     

Continence Aids Payment Scheme

39     

External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program

40     

Stoma Appliance Scheme

41     

Cleft Lip and Cleft Lip Palate Scheme

42     

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Claim and Prior Approval Processing

43     

Claims processing and payment under Chapter 6 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

44     

Lifetime Health Cover Mailout

45     

ATO pre-filling program for private health insurance rebates with Medicare data

46     

Telehealth

47     

HECS Reimbursement Scheme

48     

Software Vendor Assistance Payments

49     

Aged Care Gateway