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This regulation amends the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulation 2015 and the Health Insurance (Pathology Services Table) Regulation 2015 to ensure Medicare remains effective and represents best clinical practice.
Administered by: Health
Registered 09 May 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2016

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 05 May 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Sussan Ley

Minister for Health

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulation 2015                                 2

Health Insurance (Pathology Services Table) Regulation 2015                                                  3

 


1  Name

                   This is the Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 July 2016.

1 July 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

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 (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulation 2015

1  Clause 1.2.2 of Schedule 1 (table item 5)

Omit “11,”.

2  Schedule 1 (items 58900, 58902, 58903 and 58905)

Omit “, 58917, 58924 or 58926”, substitute “or 58917”.

3  Schedule 1 (items 58924 and 58926)

Repeal the items.

4  Subdivision D of Division 2.3 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision DSubgroups 12 to 14 of Group I3

5  Subdivision D of Division 2.3 of Schedule 1 (Group I3 table, Subgroup 11)

Repeal the subgroup.

6  Schedule 1 (items 59715 and 59716)

After “injection”, insert “, on a person under 16 years of age”.

7  Schedule 1 (items 59736, 59737, 59760, 59761, 61465 and 61711)

Repeal the items.

8  Subclause 2.6.1(4) of Schedule 1 (definition of regional, rural or remote area)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

regional, rural or remote area means either of the following:

                     (a)  an area classified as RRMAs 3‑7 under the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan Areas Classification;

                     (b)  Norfolk Island.

9  Part 3 of Schedule 1 (definition of RA4)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

RA4 means either of the following:

                     (a)  a very remote area as classified by the ASGC;

                     (b)  Norfolk Island.

Health Insurance (Pathology Services Table) Regulation 2015

10  Subclause 2.12.1(3) of Schedule 1 (definition of regional, rural or remote area)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

regional, rural or remote area means either of the following:

                     (a)  an area classified as RRMAs 3‑7 under the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan Areas Classification;

                     (b)  Norfolk Island.