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Regulations as made
These regulations amend the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2019 to increase the schedule fees of 89 general practitioner (GP) items from 1 July 2019. These items include health assessments, chronic disease management plans and mental health services provided by GPs.
Administered by: Health
Registered 17 Jun 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
To be repealed 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (Indexation) Regulations 2019

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 13 June 2019

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Greg Hunt

Minister for Health

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Part 1—Amendments relating to amounts if more, or not more, than 6 patients      2

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2019                                     2

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                                                  4

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2019                                     4

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (Indexation) Regulations 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.  The whole of this instrument

1 July 2019.

1 July 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 the Health Insurance Act 1973.

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

Part 1Amendments relating to amounts if more, or not more, than 6 patients

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2019

1  Amendments of listed provisions—clause 2.1.1 of Schedule 1

The items of the table in clause 2.1.1 of Schedule 1 listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to indexation—amounts if more, or not more, than 6 patients

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Table item 9

25.95

26.35

2

Table item 9

2.00

2.05

3

Table item 14

25.95

26.35

4

Table item 14

2.00

2.05

5

Table item 15

25.95

26.35

6

Table item 15

2.00

2.05

7

Table item 16

25.95

26.35

8

Table item 16

2.00

2.05

9

Table item 17

25.95

26.35

10

Table item 17

2.00

2.05

11

Table item 18

25.95

26.35

12

Table item 18

2.00

2.05

13

Table item 19

25.95

26.35

14

Table item 19

2.00

2.05

15

Table item 20

25.95

26.35

16

Table item 20

2.00

2.05

17

Table item 21

25.95

26.35

18

Table item 21

2.00

2.05

19

Table item 22

25.95

26.35

20

Table item 22

2.00

2.05

21

Table item 23

25.95

26.35

22

Table item 23

2.00

2.05

23

Table item 24

46.70

47.45

24

Table item 24

3.30

3.35

25

Table item 25

25.95

26.35

26

Table item 25

2.00

2.05

27

Table item 26

46.70

47.45

28

Table item 26

3.30

3.35

29

Table item 27

25.95

26.35

30

Table item 27

2.00

2.05

31

Table item 28

46.70

47.45

32

Table item 28

3.30

3.35

33

Table item 29

25.95

26.35

34

Table item 29

2.00

2.05

35

Table item 30

46.70

47.45

36

Table item 30

3.30

3.35

 

2  Amendments of listed provisions—clause 2.20.3 of Schedule 1

The items of the table in clause 2.20.3 of Schedule 1 listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to indexation—amounts if more, or not more, than 6 patients

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Table item 1

25.95

26.35

2

Table item 1

2.00

2.05

3

Table item 2

46.70

47.45

4

Table item 2

3.30

3.35

5

Table item 3

25.95

26.35

6

Table item 3

2.00

2.05

7

Table item 4

46.70

47.45

8

Table item 4

3.30

3.35

9

Table item 5

25.95

26.35

10

Table item 5

2.00

2.05

11

Table item 6

46.70

47.45

12

Table item 6

3.30

3.35

13

Table item 7

25.95

26.35

14

Table item 7

2.00

2.05

15

Table item 8

46.70

47.45

16

Table item 8

3.30

3.35

 

 3  Amendments of listed provisions—clause 2.22.2

The items of the table in clause 2.22.2 of Schedule 1 listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to indexation—amounts if more, or not more, than 6 patients

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Table item 1

25.95

26.35

2

Table item 1

2.00

2.05

3

Table item 2

25.95

26.35

4

Table item 2

2.00

2.05

 

Part 2Other amendments

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2019

4  Amendments of listed provisions

The items of Schedule 1 listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to indexation

Item

Item of Schedule 1

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 160

221.50

225.05

2

Item 161

369.15

375.05

3

Item 162

516.65

524.90

4

Item 163

664.55

675.20

5

Item 164

738.40

750.20

6

Item 170

117.55

119.45

7

Item 171

123.85

125.85

8

Item 172

150.70

153.10

9

Item 193

37.05

37.65

10

Item 197

71.70

72.85

11

Item 199

105.55

107.25

12

Item 585

129.80

131.90

13

Item 588

129.80

131.90

14

Item 591

100.00

101.60

15

Item 594

41.95

42.60

16

Item 599

153.00

155.45

17

Item 701

59.35

60.30

18

Item 703

137.90

140.10

19

Item 705

190.30

193.35

20

Item 707

268.80

273.10

21

Item 715

212.25

215.65

22

Item 721

144.25

146.55

23

Item 723

114.30

116.15

24

Item 729

70.40

71.55

25

Item 731

70.40

71.55

26

Item 732

72.05

73.20

27

Item 735

70.65

71.80

28

Item 739

120.95

122.90

29

Item 743

201.65

204.90

30

Item 747

51.90

52.75

31

Item 750

89.00

90.40

32

Item 758

148.20

150.55

33

Item 900

154.80

157.30

34

Item 903

106.00

107.70

35

Item 2100

22.90

23.25

36

Item 2126

49.95

50.75

37

Item 2143

96.85

98.40

38

Item 2195

142.50

144.80

39

Item 2497

16.95

17.20

40

Item 2501

37.05

37.65

41

Item 2504

71.70

72.85

42

Item 2507

105.55

107.25

43

Item 2517

37.05

37.65

44

Item 2521

71.70

72.85

45

Item 2525

105.55

107.25

46

Item 2546

37.05

37.65

47

Item 2552

71.70

72.85

48

Item 2558

105.55

107.25

49

Item 2700

71.70

72.85

50

Item 2701

105.55

107.25

51

Item 2712

71.70

72.85

52

Item 2713

71.70

72.85

53

Item 2715

91.05

92.50

54

Item 2717

134.10

136.25

55

Item 2721

92.75

94.25

56

Item 2725

132.75

134.85

57

Item 4001

76.60

77.85

58

Item 5000

29.00

29.45

59

Item 5020

49.00

49.80

60

Item 5040

83.95

85.30

61

Item 5060

117.75

119.65

5  Schedule 1 (items 51300 and 51303, column 2)

Omit “$558.30” (wherever occurring), substitute “$567.25”.

6  Schedule 1 (items 51800 and 51803, column 2)

Omit “$558.30” (wherever occurring), substitute “$567.25”.