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2018 No. R12/MRCC12 Principles as made
This instrument amends the Treatment Principles (2013 No. R52) and the MRCA Treatment Principles (2013 No. MRCC 53), collectively known as the “Treatment Principles”, to provide for the incorporation of non-legislative material into the Treatment Principles in the form in which that material exists, or is in force, from time to time.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 13 Mar 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate19-Mar-2018
Tabled HR26-Mar-2018
Date of repeal 02 Apr 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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

 

 

Veterans’ Affairs (Treatment Principles – Incorporated Documents) Amendment Instrument 2018

Instrument 2018 No.R12/MRCC12 

 

 

 

 

 

I, Elizabeth Cosson, Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, approve:

 

(a)     under section 90 of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA) the variations by the Repatriation Commission of the Treatment Principles in the following instrument; and

 

(b)     under section 286 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         1st        day of          March               2018

 

 

Elizabeth Cosson

ELIZABETH COSSON

            AM CSC

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

 

 

 

 

 

The Repatriation Commission makes, under section 90 of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 the variations to the Treatment Principles in the following instrument.

 

Dated this       1st    day of       March     2018

 

The Seal of the                                                               )

Repatriation Commission                                              ) SEAL  

was affixed hereto in the                                                )

presence of:                                                                    )

 

 

 

 

 

Simon Lewis                              Craig Orme                                               MA Kelly          OrmeCra…………………………………………………………………………………………………....

 SIMON LEWIS                                     CRAIG ORME                                   Major General Mark Kelly

         PSM                                                 DSC AM CSC                                                     AO DSC

    PRESIDENT                                 DEPUTY PRESIDENT                                     COMMISSIONER

 

 

 

 

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

 

Dated this    1st   day of             March             2018

 

 

 

 

The Seal of the                                                                    )

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission    )  SEAL

was affixed hereto in the                                                     )

presence of:                                                                         )

 

 

 

Simon Lewis                              Craig Orme                                               MA Kelly         

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

 SIMON LEWIS                                         CRAIG ORME                                  Major General Mark Kelly

        PSM                                                      DSC AM CSC                                                        AO DSC

      CHAIR                                                     MEMBER                                                           MEMBER

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Taylor                         Tracey Smart

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

JENNIFER TAYLOR                Air Vice-Marshal TRACY SMART

                                                                        AM

MEMBER                                                MEMBER

 

MEMBER

Name

 

1.   This instrument is the Veterans’ Affairs (Treatment Principles – Incorporated Documents) Amendment Instrument 2018.

 

 

Commencement

 

2.     This instrument commences on 1 April 2018.

 

 

Authority

 

3.  This instrument is made under:

 

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

 

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

 

 

Schedules

4.  Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is varied as set out in the 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 following documents are incorporated-by-reference into the Treatment Principles in the form in which they exist from time to time:

 

1.      Notes for Local Medical Officers (paragraph 1.4.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/doctors#lmonotes

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/allied-health-professionals

4.      Optometrist Fees for Consultation (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

5.      Orthoptists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

6.      Pricing Schedule for visual aids (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

9.      Chiropractors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

10.  Diabetes Educators Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

11.  Dietitians Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

12.  Exercise Physiologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

13.  Occupational Therapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

14.  Osteopaths Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

15.  Physiotherapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

16.  Psychologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

17.  Podiatrists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

18.  Social Workers Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

19.  Clinical Psychologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

20.  Speech Pathologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

21.  DVA Community Nursing Schedule of Fees (paragraph 6A.4.2(b))

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/community-nursing

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/provider-programs/coordinated-veterans-care

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/provider-programs/rehabilitation-appliances-program-rap

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/provider-programs/rehabilitation-appliances-program-rap

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

http://www.vvcs.gov.au/Services/outreach.htm

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

http://www.vvcs.gov.au/Services/outreach.htm

27.  Factsheet VCS01 - Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) (paragraph 1.4.1, definition of “VVCS criterion”)

http://www.vvcs.gov.au/Resources/factsheets.htm

28.  Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and General Practitioners through the MBS (Better Access) initiative (paragraph 1.4.1, definition of “Australian Government’s Better Access initiative”):

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/mental-ba

 

 


 

Schedule 2-Variations to the MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument 2013 No. MRCC53)

 

 

[1]     Schedule 1

 

substitute:

 

SCHEDULE 1 DATES FOR INCORPORATED DOCUMENTS

 

 

The following documents are incorporated-by-reference into the MRCA Treatment Principles

in the form in which they exist from time to time:

 

1.      Notes for Local Medical Officers (paragraph 1.4.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/doctors#lmonotes

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/allied-health-professionals

4.      Optometrist Fees for Consultation (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

5.      Orthoptists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

6.      Pricing Schedule for visual aids (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

9.      Chiropractors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

10.  Diabetes Educators Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

11.  Dietitians Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

12.  Exercise Physiologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

13.  Occupational Therapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

14.  Osteopaths Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

15.  Physiotherapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

16.  Psychologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

17.  Podiatrists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

18.  Social Workers Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

19.  Clinical Psychologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

20.  Speech Pathologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/fee-schedules/dental-and-allied-health-fee-schedules

21.  DVA Community Nursing Schedule of Fees (paragraph 6A.4.2(b))

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/community-nursing

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/provider-programs/coordinated-veterans-care

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/provider-programs/rehabilitation-appliances-program-rap

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

https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/provider-programs/rehabilitation-appliances-program-rap

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

http://www.vvcs.gov.au/Services/outreach.htm

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

http://www.vvcs.gov.au/Services/outreach.htm

27.  Factsheet VCS01 - Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) (paragraph 1.4.1, definition of “VVCS criterion”)

http://www.vvcs.gov.au/Resources/factsheets.htm

28.  Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and General Practitioners through the MBS (Better Access) initiative (paragraph 1.4.1, definition of “Australian Government’s Better Access initiative”):

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/mental-ba