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This instrument amends the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services – GP and Allied Health COVID-19 Services) Determination 2020 and the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services – Specialist, Consultant Physician and Consultant Psychiatrist COVID-19 Telehealth Services) Determination 2020 which have given legal authority for the COVID-19 Medicare medical service items since 13 March 2020.
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Registered 24 Mar 2020
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Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services – Application of GP and Allied Health COVID-19 Services and Specialist, Consultant Physician and Consultant Psychiatrist COVID-19 Telehealth Services) Amendment Determination 2020

I, DAVID WEISS, delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following determination.

Dated   24 March 2020

 

 

 

 

 

David Weiss

First Assistant Secretary

Medical Benefits Division

Health Financing Group

Department of Health

 

 

 

 

 


 

Contents

1.      Name. 3

2.      Commencement 3

3.      Authority. 3

4.      Schedules. 3

Schedule 1 – Amendments to the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services – GP and Allied Health COVID-19 Services) Determination 2020. 4

Schedule 2 – Amendments to the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services – Specialist, Consultant Physician and Consultant Psychiatrist COVID-19 Telehealth Services) Determination 2020. 5

 

 


 


1.      Name

            This instrument is the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services – Application of GP and Allied Health COVID-19 Services and Specialist, Consultant Physician and Consultant Psychiatrist COVID-19 Telehealth Services) Amendment Determination 2020.

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

Immediately after the commencement of the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services –COVID-19 Services) Determination 2020

 

                Note:        This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 to the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services – GP and Allied Health COVID-19 Services) Determination 2020

1.    After section 6

Add:

               An item in a Schedule to this Determination only applies to a service provided on and after 13 March 2020 and before the commencement of the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services –COVID-19 Services) Determination 2020.


 

 

Schedule 2 – Amendments to the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services – Specialist, Consultant Physician and Consultant Psychiatrist COVID-19 Telehealth Services) Determination 2020 

 

1.    After section 6

Add:

               An item in a Schedule to this Determination only applies to a service provided on and after 13 March 2020 and before the commencement of the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical Services –COVID-19 Services) Determination 2020.