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This instrument amends the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2018 to make changes to the 2020-21 data specifications for Hospital Casemix Protocol (HCP) and Private Hospital Data Bureau (PHDB) collections. These changes have been made to bring the specifications in line with national standards.
Administered by: Health
Registered 15 May 2020
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Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2020

I, Joanne Groube, delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following rules.

Dated   6 May 2020                

Joanne Groube

A/g Assistant Secretary
Data and Analytics Branch
Department of Health

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 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

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Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of the instrument

1 July 2020

1 July 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 item 6 of the table in subsection 333-20(1) 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 (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2018

1  Subrule 4(2)

Repeal the subrule, substitute:

(2)     In this rule, HCP Data from Hospitals to Insurers means the protocol set out in the document approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Data and Analytics Branch of the Department of Health on 6 May 2020 which consists of “Data Specifications (HCP)” and “Explanatory Notes (HCP)”, and sets out the data specifications for data provided by hospitals to private health insurers.

2  Subrule 7(3)

Repeal the subrule, substitute:

(3)     In this rule, PHDB Data from Private Hospitals to the Department means the protocol set out in the document approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Data and Analytics Branch of the Department of Health on 6 May 2020 which consists of “Data Specifications (PHDB)” and “Explanatory Notes (PHDB)”, and sets out the data specifications for data provided by private hospitals to the Department.