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This instrument amends the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (No. 4) 2019 to update the minimum benefit for three prostheses from Schedule 1 and to make administrative corrections.
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Registered 10 Jan 2020
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Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules (No. 8) 2019

I, Megan Keaney, delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following Rules.

Dated 23 December 2019                                           

 

 

 

Megan Keaney

Acting Assistant Secretary

Office of Health Technology Assessment

Technology Assessment and Access Division

Department of Health

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           2

Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (No. 4) 2019                                                           2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules (No. 8) 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences immediately after the commencement of the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (No. 4) 2019.

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                   Each instrument that is specified in Schedule 1 to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (No. 4) 2019

1.    Schedule 1, Part 1, Prostheses List – Part A, 02.01.06 – Ventilation Tube/Grommet (table item dealing with billing code MC269, column headed “Minimum Benefit”)

Repeal “$18.00” and replace with “$20.00”.

2.    Schedule 1, Part 1, Prostheses List – Part A, 02.01.06 – Ventilation Tube/Grommet (table item dealing with billing code MI077, column headed “Minimum Benefit”)

Repeal “$18.00” and replace with “$20.00”

3.    Schedule 1, Part 1, Prostheses List – Part A, 08.11.02.01 – Antibacterial Envelope, No SubGroup (table item dealing with billing code MI195, column headed “Minimum Benefit”)

Repeal “$826.00” and replace with “$867.00”.

4.    Schedule 1, Part 3, Prostheses List – Part C

Repeal Part C, substitute Part C (Amendment Rules (No. 8).