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This instrument amends the Private Health Insurance (Benefits Requirements) Rules 2011 to update the minimum benefits payable per night for nursing-home type patients at public hospitals in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania and all private hospitals; and update the reference to the new Second Tier Advisory Committee approved list of facilities that are eligible for second-tier default benefits.
Administered by: Health
Registered 19 Sep 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Oct-2018
Tabled Senate15-Oct-2018
Date of repeal 07 Dec 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2018 (No. 4)

I, SUSAN AZMI, delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following rules.

Dated   18 September 2018                             

Susan Azmi

Acting Assistant Secretary
Health Financing Group
Department of Health

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                            

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011                                                     2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2018 (No. 4).

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences 20 September 2018.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under item 3A of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.

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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011

1  Schedule 4, section 6 (table 1)

Repeal the table, substitute:

Public hospital: State/Territory

Minimum benefit per night

Australian Capital Territory

$125.00

New South Wales

$127.10

Northern Territory

$90.69

Queensland

$129.50

South Australia

$120.00

Tasmania

$145.55

Victoria

$137.00

Western Australia

$138.10

2  Schedule 4, section 6 (table 2)

Repeal the table, substitute:

Private hospitals

$50.45

3  Schedule 5, subsection 4(1)

Omit “Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2018 (No.3)”, substitute “Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2018 (No.4)”.