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2016 No.R31/MRCC31 Principles as made
This instrument updates references in the Treatment Principles to the RAP National Schedule of Equipment.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 12 May 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date of repeal 02 Jun 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 RAP National Schedule of Equipment) Amendment Instrument 2016

Instrument 2016 No.R31/MRCC31 

 

 

 

 

 

I, Dan Tehan, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, approve:

 

(a) under subsection 90(5) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA) and under subsection 16(7) of the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 (APBNT(T)A)— the variations by the Repatriation Commission of the Treatment Principles in the following instrument; and

(b) under subsection 286(3) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (MRCA) — the variations by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission of the MRCA Treatment Principles in the following instrument.

 

Dated this     7th    day of     May    2016

 

Dan Tehan

DAN TEHAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Dated this     5th    day of    May  2016

 

The Seal of the                                                               )

Repatriation Commission                                              )  SEAL

was affixed hereto in the                                                )

presence of:                                                                    )

 

 

 

 

  Simon Lewis                                 John Geary                                   Major General Mark Kelly

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………....

 SIMON LEWIS                                     JOHN GEARY                                   Major General Mark Kelly

                                                                                                                                                         AO DSC

    PRESIDENT                          ACTING  DEPUTY PRESIDENT                                  COMMISSIONER

 

 

 

 

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

 

Dated this  5th   day of May  2016

 

The Seal of the                                                                    )

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission    ) SEAL

was affixed hereto in the                                                     )

presence of:                                                                         )

 

 

 

 

   Simon Lewis                                John Geary                                Major General Mark Kelly

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 SIMON LEWIS                                         JOHN GEARY                                  Major General Mark Kelly

                                                                                                                                                            AO DSC

         CHAIR                                            ACTING MEMBER                                                      MEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rear Admiral Brett Wolski               Jennifer Taylor                      Air Vice - Marshal Tracy Smart

……………………………………………………………………………………………………..…

REAR ADMIRAL BRETT WOLSKI        JENNIFER TAYLOR                Air Vice-Marshal TRACY SMART

                            AM                                                                                                                       AM

                       MEMBER                                         MEMBER                                                MEMBER

 

 

 

MEMBER


Name

 

1.   This instrument is the Veterans’ Affairs (Treatment Principles – Updating of RAP National Schedule of Equipment) Amendment Instrument 2016.

 

Commencement

 

2.     This instrument commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 June 2016.

 

 

Authority

 

3.  This instrument is made under:

 

(a)    subsection 90(4) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 in respect of the variations to the Treatment Principles in Schedule 1; 

 

(b)   subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 in respect of the variations to the MRCA Treatment Principles in Schedule 2; and

 

(c)    subsection 16(6) of the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 in Schedule 3.

 

 

 

Schedules

4.  Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is varied 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 1

 

Variations to the Treatment Principles (Instrument 2013 No. R52)

 

 

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 June 2016.

 

 

 

 

 


Schedule 2

 

Variations to the MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument 2013 No. MRCC53)

 

 

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 June 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule 3

 

Variations to the Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (Instrument 2013 No. R54)

 

 

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;

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 June 2016.