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This instrument amends the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2015 and the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011 to add new items to the Medical Benefits Schedule. It also amends the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2019 and the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2019 to update the commencement date from 1 May 2019 to 1 July 2019 for the patient contribution and accommodation benefit, respectively, payable per night for nursing-home type patients at public hospitals in the Northern Territory.
Administered by: Health
Registered 29 Apr 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 17 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 Legislation Amendment Rules (No. 1) 2019

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

Dated                      24 April 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                                                                                           2

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011                                                     2

Schedule 2—Amendments                                                                                           3

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2019                  3

Schedule 3—Amendments                                                                                           4

Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2015                                                        4

Schedule 4—Amendments                                                                                           5

Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2019                     5

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Rules (No. 1) 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

The day after registration of this instrument

 

2.  Schedule 1 of this instrument

1 May 2019

1 May 2019

3.  Schedule 2 of this instrument

The day after registration of this instrument

 

4.  Schedule 3 of this instrument

1 May 2019

1 May 2019

5.  Schedule 4 of this instrument

The day after registration of this instrument

 

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 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 3, subclause 5(1)

Insert “36504”, “36505”, “36507” and “36508” in the appropriate position.

[2]  Schedule 3, clause 8 (paragraph I5 under the heading “Category 5 – Diagnostic Imaging Services”)

Insert “63454”, “63460”, “63496”, “63545” and “63546” in the appropriate position.

Schedule 2Amendments

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2019

[1]  Subsection 2(1) (cell at table item 3, column 2)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

1 July 2019

 


 

Schedule 3Amendments

Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2015

[1]  Schedule 5, clause 2 (cell at table item dealing with the clinical category kidneys and bladder, column headed “Treatments that must be covered (MBS Items) (see Notes 1, 2 and 3)”

Insert “36504”, “36505”, “36507” and “36508” in the appropriate position.


 

Schedule 4Amendments

Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2019

[1]  Subsection 2(1) (cell at table item 3, column 2)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

1 July 2019