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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, Tasmania and Northern Territory and all private hospitals.
Administered by: Health
Registered 20 Mar 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Apr-2019
Tabled Senate02-Apr-2019
Date of repeal 12 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 (No. 2) 2019

I, NICK HENDERSON, delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following rules.

Dated   20     March 2019                               

Nick Henderson

Assistant Secretary

Health Financing Group

Department of Health

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments commencing 20 March 2019                                           2

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011                                        2

Schedule 2—Amendments commencing 1 May 2019                                                3

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011                                        3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 of this instrument

20 March 2019

20 March 2019

2.  Schedule 1 of this instrument

20 March 2019

20 March 2019

3.  Schedule 2 of this instrument

1 May 2019

1 May 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

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 commencing 20 March 2019

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011

1  Schedule 4, clause 6 (Table 1, table item dealing with New South Wales)

Repeal the item, substitute:

New South Wales

$129.30

2  Schedule 4, clause 6 (Table 1, table item dealing with Tasmania)

Repeal the item, substitute:

Tasmania

$147.10

3  Schedule 4, clause 6 (Table 2)

Repeal the table, substitute:

Private hospitals

$49.80

 

Schedule 2Amendments commencing 1 May 2019

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011

1  Schedule 4, clause 6 (Table 1, table item dealing with the Northern Territory)

Repeal the item, substitute:

Northern Territory

$125.00