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Instrument No.R88/MRCC88 of 2018 Principles as made
This instrument varies the Treatment Principles (Instrument 2013 No. R52) and the MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument 2013 No. MRCC53) to recognise orthotists as health care providers under the Treatment Principles.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 21 Jan 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2019
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2019
Date of repeal 02 Aug 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 – Orthotists) Amendment Instrument 2018

Instrument No.R88/MRCC88 of 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

I, MARK CORMACK, Chief Operating Officer, as delegate for the Minister for 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         13th                         day of                  December                 2018

 

 

Mark Cormack.

MARK CORMACK

 

 

 

 

 

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 13th                                              day of          December                      2018

 

The Seal of the                                                               )

Repatriation Commission                                              )   SEAL

was affixed hereto in the                                                )

presence of:                                                                    )

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                               C Orme                                                M A Kelly

                                            

      ELIZABETH COSSON                             CRAIG ORME                                Major General Mark Kelly

                   AM CSC                                            DSC AM  CSC                                                    AO DSC

                 PRESIDENT                                 DEPUTY PRESIDENT                                  COMMISSIONER

 

 

 

 

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, by its delegates, 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             13th                          day of            December                       2018

 

 

 

The Seal of the                                                                    )

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission    )  SEAL

was affixed hereto in the                                                     )

presence of:                                                                         )

 

 

                                                                      C Orme                                       M A Kelly

 

ELIZABETH COSSON

 

CRAIG ORME

 

Major General Mark Kelly

AM CSC

DSC AM CSC

AO DSC

CHAIR

MEMBER

MEMBER

 

 

 

                   N Fox                                           T Smart                                      Jennifer Taylor

 

MAJOR GENERAL

NATASHA FOX

 

AIR VICE-MARSHAL TRACY SMART

 

JENNIFER TAYLOR

AM CSC

AM

 

MEMBER

MEMBER

 

MEMBER

MEMBER

 

 

 

1       Name

 

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

 

 

2       Commencement

 

       This instrument commences on 1 February 2019.

 

 

 

3       Authority

 

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.

 

 

 

4       Schedules

     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]    Paragraph 1.4 (Interpretation) Paragraph (a) of the definition of “Veterans’ Home Care Program”

 

Omit:

 

the Determination 13/2000

 

Substitute:

 

section 7 of the Veterans Affairs (Extended Eligibility for Treatment) Instrument 2015

 

 

 

[2]    Paragraph 1.4 (Interpretation) Definition of “in force on the date in Schedule 1”

 

Omit the definition.

 

 

 

[3]    The whole of the instrument

 

Omit:

 

in force on the date in Schedule 1 (wherever occurring)

 

Substitute:

 

referred to in Schedule 1

 

 

 

[4]    Paragraph 3.5.1(1) (Financial responsibility)

 

After paragraph (m), insert:

 

(ma) an orthotist – the amount worked out under the DVA document entitled “Orthotists Schedule of Fees” referred to in Schedule 1, on condition that the treatment was provided in accordance with the Principles and the Notes for Allied Health Providers (Section 1 General information and Section 2(n) (Orthotists));

 

 

 

 

[5]    Paragraph 7.1.2

 

After paragraph (g), insert: 

 

(ga) orthotic services;

 

 

 

[6]    Paragraph 7.1A.1

 

After item 10 in the table, insert: 

 

10A

Orthotists

Section 2(n) - Orthotists

 

 

 

[7]    Schedule 1 Dates for Incorporated Documents

 

 

After item 28 of the Schedule, insert: 

 

 

29. Orthotists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

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

 

 


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

 

[1]    Paragraph 1.4 (Interpretation) Paragraph (a) of the definition of “MRCA Home Care Program”

 

After, “and is comprised of” insert:

 

section 7 of the Veterans’ Affairs (Extended Eligibility for Treatment) Instrument 2015,

 

 

 

[2]    Paragraph 1.4 (Interpretation) Definition of “in force on the date in Schedule 1”

 

Omit the definition.

 

 

 

[3]    The whole of the instrument

 

Omit:

 

in force on the date in Schedule 1 (wherever occurring)

 

Substitute:

 

referred to in Schedule 1

 

 

[4]    Paragraph 2.2.2

 

Omit:

 

a service injury or disease injury or disease

 

Substitute:

 

 

a service injury or a service disease

 

 

 

[5]    Paragraph 3.5.1(1)

 

After paragraph (m), insert:

 

(ma) an orthotist – the amount worked out under the DVA document entitled “Orthotists Schedule of Fees” referred to in Schedule 1, on condition that the treatment was provided in accordance with the Principles and the Notes for Allied Health Providers (Section 1 General information and Section 2(n) (Orthotists)).

 

 

 

[6]    Paragraph 7.1.2

 

After paragraph (g), insert: 

 

(ga) orthotic services;

 

 

 

[7]    Paragraph 7.1A.1

 

After item 10 in the table, insert: 

 

10A

Orthotists

Section 2(n) - Orthotists

 

 

 

 

[8]    Schedule 1 Dates for Incorporated Documents

 

After item 28 of the Schedule, insert: 

 

 

29. Orthotists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1)

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