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This instrument amends the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (No. 2) 2019 to remove five prostheses from Schedule 1 and to make administrative corrections.
Administered by: Health
Registered 28 Aug 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Sep-2019
Tabled Senate09-Sep-2019
Date of repeal 15 Nov 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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

 

Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules (No. 6) 2019

I, Karen Binnekamp, delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following Rules.

Dated  28 August 2019

Karen Binnekamp

Acting Assistant Secretary

Office of Health Technology Assessment

Technology Assessment and Access Division

Department of Health 

 


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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           2

Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (No. 2) 2019                                                           2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                

                                                                                


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules (No. 6) 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences the day after registration.

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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 (No. 2) 2019

1.    Schedule 1, Part 1 – Prostheses List – Part A, 07.05.02 – Skin or Mammary (table item dealing with billing code ER198 and associated subheading “Emergo Asia Pacific Pty Ltd”)

Repeal the item and subheading.

2.    Schedule 1, Part 1 – Prostheses List – Part A, 07.05.02 – Skin or Mammary (table item dealing with billing code ER199 and associated subheading “Emergo Asia Pacific Pty Ltd”)

Repeal the item and subheading.

3.    Schedule 1, Part 1 – Prostheses List – Part A, 07.06.02 – Gel filled (table item dealing with billing code AW019)

Insert the subheading “Allergan Australia Pty Limited” before the table item.

4.    Schedule 1, Part 1 – Prostheses List – Part A, 07.06.02 - Gel Filled (table items dealing with billing codes SP047 and SP114, and associated subheading “Surgiplas Medical”)

Repeal the items and subheading.

5.    Schedule 1, Part 1 – Prostheses List – Part A, 07.06.02 - Gel Filled (table item dealing with billing code SP049, and associated subheading “Surgiplas Medical”)

Repeal the item and subheading.

6.    Schedule 1, Part 1 – Prostheses List – Part B, 03 – Orthopaedic, Femoral Head (cell at table item dealing with billing code RNB01, column headed “Minimum Benefit)

Repeal “$2,500” and replace with “$3,000”.