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2015 No. R73/MRCC73 Principles as made
This instrument amends the MRCA Treatment Principles (No. MRCC 53/2013), Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (No. R54/2013) and Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 to update the RAP National Schedule of Equipment and the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service Outreach Program Counsellors Schedule of Fees
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 07 Dec 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2016
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2016
Date of repeal 09 Dec 2015
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Australian Government

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006

 

Veterans’ Affairs (Treatment Principles – Updating of Rehabilitation Appliance Schedule/VVCS Outreach Program Counsellors Fees Schedule) Amendment Instrument 2015

Instrument 2015 No.R73/MRCC73

 

 

I, Stuart Robert, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, as required by subsection 90(5) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA), subsection 286(3) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (MRCA) and subsection 16(7) of the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 (APBNT(T)A), approve:

 

(a) under the VEA — the variations to the Treatment Principles by the Repatriation Commission in Schedule 1.

(b) under the MRCA — the variations to the MRCA Treatment Principles by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission in Schedule 2.

(c) under the APBNT(T)A — the variations to the Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 by the Repatriation Commission in Schedule 3.

Dated this     23                day of  November                                   2015

Stuart Robert

STUART ROBERT

 

The Repatriation Commission (RC) makes the variations to the Treatment Principles in Schedule 1 under subsection 90(4) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and makes the variations to the Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 in Schedule 3 under subsection 16(6) of the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006.

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission (MRCC) makes the variations to the MRCA Treatment Principles in Schedule 2 under subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

 

Dated this       5th             day of   November                                  2015

 

The Seals of the                                                              )

Repatriation Commission and                                        )

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission)  SEALS

were affixed hereto in the                                                )

presence of:                                                                      )

 

 

 

Simon Lewis                                                                                                         Craig Orme

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SIMON LEWIS                                                                                                CRAIG ORME                                                                                                                                                                                          

RC PRESIDENT/MRCC CHAIR                                                               

                                                                                                   RC DEPUTY PRESIDENT/MRCC MEMBER

 

 

 

Rear Admiral Robyn Walker                                Jennifer Taylor                           Air Vice - Marshal Tony Needham                          

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REAR ADMIRAL ROBYN WALKER    MS JENNIFER TAYLOR   Air Vice-Marshal tony Needham

                       AM RAN                                                                                                                     AM

                     MEMBER                                      MEMBER                                                      MEMBER

                                                                                                               

 


 

Name

 

1    This instrument is the Veterans’ Affairs (Treatment Principles – Updating of Rehabilitation Appliance Schedule/VVCS Outreach Program Counsellors Fees Schedule) Amendment Instrument 2015.

 

Commencement

 

2       This instrument commences on the day after registration.


 

Schedule 1

 

The Treatment Principles (Instrument 2013 No. R52) is varied in accordance with Part A.

 


 

Part A

 

Variations to the Treatment Principles

 

1.      Schedule 1

 

substitute:

 

SCHEDULE 1 DATES FOR INCORPORATED DOCUMENTS

 

The date for :

 

                   1.       Notes for Local Medical Officers (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

                   2.       Department of Veterans’ Affairs Fee Schedules for Medical   Services (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   3.       Notes for Allied Health Providers (paragraphs 3.5.1 and       7.1A.1);

 

                   4.       Optometrist Fees for Consultation (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   5.       DVA Schedule of Fees Orthoptists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   6.       Pricing Schedule for visual aids (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

7.      The fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (commonly known as DSM-5) (paragraph 2.4.2A);

                  

                   8.       Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dentists and Dental        Specialists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   9.       Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dental Prosthetists         (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   10.     Chiropractors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   11.     Diabetes Educators Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   12.     Dietitians Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   13.     Exercise Physiologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   14.     Occupational Therapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   15.     Osteopaths Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   16.     Physiotherapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   17.     Psychologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   18.     Podiatrists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   19.     Social Workers Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   20.     Clinical Counsellors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   21.     Speech Pathologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   22.     Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs      Classification System and Schedule of Item Numbers and         Fees — Community Nursing Services (paragraph 6A.4.2(b));

 

                   23.     Notes for Coordinated Veterans' Care Program Providers      (Part 6A);

 

                   24.     Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP) National     Guidelines (paragraph 11.2A.1);

 

                   25.     RAP National Schedule of Equipment (paragraph 11.2A.1);

 

                   26.     Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Services   (VVCS) Outreach Program Counsellors (OPC) Provider        Notes (paragraph 1.4.1 and 7.1A.1);

 

                   27.     Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service    (VVCS) Outreach Program Counsellors (OPC) Schedule of    Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

                   28.     General information about VVCS – Veterans and Veterans   Families Counselling Service (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

                   29.     Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists & General        Practitioners through the Medical Benefits Schedule       Initiative

 

                             http://www.health.gov.au/internet/mentalhealth/publishing.n          sf/Content/better-access-through-mbs-1;

 

                   30.     Gold Card (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

                   31.     White Card (paragraph 1.4.1).

 

is 1 November 2015.

 

 


 

Schedule 2

 

The MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument 2013 No. MRCC53) is varied in accordance with Part A.

 

 


Part A

 

Variations to the MCRA Treatment Principles

 

1.      Schedule 1

 

substitute:

 

SCHEDULE 1 DATES FOR INCORPORATED DOCUMENTS

 

The date for :

 

1.       Notes for Local Medical Officers (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

2.       Department of Veterans’ Affairs Fee Schedules for Medical Services (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

3.       Notes for Allied Health Providers (paragraphs 3.5.1 and 7.1A.1);

 

4.       Optometrist Fees for Consultation (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

5.       DVA Schedule of Fees Orthoptists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

6.       Pricing Schedule for visual aids (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

7.       Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dentists and Dental        Specialists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

8.       Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dental Prosthetists         (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

9.       Chiropractors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

10.     Diabetes Educators Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

11.     Dietitians Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

12.     Exercise Physiologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

13.     Occupational Therapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

14.     Osteopaths Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

15.     Physiotherapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

16.     Psychologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

17.     Podiatrists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

18.     Social Workers Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

19.     Clinical Counsellors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

20.     Speech Pathologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

21.     Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs Classification System and Schedule of Item Numbers and Fees — Community Nursing Services (paragraph 6A.4.2(b));

 

22.     Notes for Coordinated Veterans' Care Program Providers (Part 6A);

 

23.     Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP) National Guidelines (paragraph 11.2A.1);

 

24.     RAP National Schedule of Equipment (paragraph 11.2A.1);

 

25.     Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Services (VVCS) Outreach Program Counsellors (OPC) Provider Notes (paragraph 1.4.1 and 7.1A.1);

 

26.     Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) Outreach Program Counsellors (OPC) Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

27.     General information about VVCS – Veterans and Veterans   Families Counselling Service (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

28.     Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists & General Practitioners through the Medical Benefits Schedule Initiative:

 

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/mentalhealth/publishing.nsf/Content/better-access-through-mbs-1;

 

29.     Gold Card (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

30.     White Card (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

is 1 November 2015.

 


 

Schedule 3

 

The Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (Instrument 2013 No. R54) is varied in accordance with Part A.

 


 

Part A

 

Variation to the Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006

 

1.      59.    Schedule 1

 

substitute:

 

59.     Schedule 1

 

substitute:

 

SCHEDULE 1 DATES FOR INCORPORATED DOCUMENTS

 

The date for :

 

1.       Notes for Local Medical Officers (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

2.      Department of Veterans’ Affairs Fee Schedules for Medical Services (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

3.      Notes for Allied Health Providers (paragraphs 3.5.1 and 7.1A.1);

 

4.       Optometrist Fees for Consultation (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

5.       DVA Schedule of Fees Orthoptists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

6.       Pricing Schedule for Visual Aids (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

          7.       Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dentists and Dental Specialists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

8.      Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dental Prosthetists (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

          9.       Chiropractors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

10.    Diabetes Educators Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

11.     Dietitians Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

12.    Exercise Physiologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

13.    Occupational Therapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

14.     Osteopaths Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

15.     Physiotherapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

16.     Psychologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

17.     Podiatrists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

18.     Social Workers Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

19.    Clinical Counsellors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

20.    Speech Pathologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);

 

21.    Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs Classification System and Schedule of Item Numbers and Fees — Community Nursing Services;

 

22.    Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP) National Guidelines (paragraph 11.2A.1);

 

23.    RAP National Schedule of Equipment (paragraph 11.2A.1);

 

24.    White Card (paragraph 1.4.1);

 

is 1 November 2015.