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These rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules 2019 (No. 1) to correct errors in listing and minimum benefits for a prosthesis in Part C of Schedule 1.
Administered by: Health
Registered 28 Feb 2019
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules (No. 3) 2019

I, Julianne Quaine, delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following Rules.

Dated 28 February 2019

 

 

Julianne Quaine

Assistant Secretary

Office of Health Technology Assessment

Technology Assessment and Access Division

Department of Health

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules 2019 (No. 1)                                                             

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules (No. 3) 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences immediately after the commencement of the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2019.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under item 4 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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 (Prostheses) Rules 2019 (No. 1)

1  Schedule 1, Part C, billing code BS359

Repeal the entry for billing code BS359

2  Schedule 1, Part C, after entry for Billing Code SJ407

Insert subheading Boston Scientific

under that subheading insert subheading Boston Scientific Australia Pty Ltd

under that subheading insert the contents of Item 1 of the table:

 

Item

Billing code

Product

Description

Size

Minimum Benefit

Condition

1

BS359

IntellaMap™ Orion High Resolution Mapping Catheter

High resolution 64-electrode steerable mapping catheter

8.5F, 115cm

$3,400.00

The prosthesis is only to be used in a surgical procedure described in item 38290 in Group T8 of the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2018.