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This instrument amends the Health Insurance (Section 3C Diagnostic Imaging Services – Liver and Obstetric MRI Services) Determination 2019 to clarify that the preceding ultrasound service must be a tertiary ultrasound service.
Administered by: Health
Registered 29 Jul 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate31-Jul-2019
To be repealed 13 Nov 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Health Insurance (Section 3C Diagnostic Imaging Services – Liver and Obstetric MRI Services) Amendment Determination 2019

I, Renaye Lucchese, delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following determination.

Dated   26 July 2019                           

Renaye Lucchese

Acting Assistant Secretary

Diagnostic Imaging and Pathology Branch

Medical Benefits Division

Health Financing Group

Department of Health

 

 

 


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

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

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

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

Schedule 1— Amendments                                                                                          2

Health Insurance (Section 3C Diagnostic Imaging Services – Liver and Obstetric MRI Services) Determination 2019                                                                                                                                                                   2

 

 


1  Name

                        This instrument is the Health Insurance (Section 3C Diagnostic Imaging Services –Liver and Obstetric MRI Services) Amendment Determination 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

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Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 August 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 subsection 3C(1) of 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 1— Amendments

Health Insurance (Section 3C Diagnostic Imaging Services – Liver and Obstetric MRI Services) Determination 2019

1  Schedule 1, Part 1

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Group I5 – Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Subgroup 19 – Scan of Body – for specified conditions

Item

Service

                Fee ($)

63454

MRI – scan of the pelvis or abdomen, if:

(a)     the pregnancy is on, or after, 18 weeks gestation; and

(b)     fetal central nervous system abnormality is suspected; and

(c)     an ultrasound has been performed and is provided by, or on behalf of, or at the request of, a specialist who is practising in the specialty of obstetrics, and diagnosis is indeterminate or requires further examination; and

(d)     the service is requested by a specialist practising in the specialty of obstetrics.

 (R) (K) (Anaes.) (Contrast)

1200.00

63460

MRI – scan of the pelvis or abdomen, if:

(a)     the pregnancy is on, or after, 18 weeks gestation; and

(b)     fetal central nervous system abnormality is suspected; and

(c)     an ultrasound has been performed and is provided by, or on behalf of, or at the request of, a specialist who is practising in the specialty of obstetrics, and diagnosis is indeterminate or requires further examination; and

(d)     the service is requested by a specialist practising in the specialty of obstetrics.

 (R) (NK) (Anaes.) (Contrast)

600.00