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This instrument amends the Health Insurance (Section 3C Pathology Services – COVID-19) Determination 2020 to refer to updated clauses in the pathology services table.
Administered by: Health
Registered 20 May 2020
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Health Insurance (Section 3C Pathology Service – COVID-19) Amendment (No. 3) Determination 2020

I, ELIZABETH DOWD, delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following Determination.

Dated   17 May 2020

Elizabeth Dowd

Assistant Secretary

MBS Policy and Speicalist Services Branch

Medical Benefits Division

Health Financing Group

Department of Health

 

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1— Amendments................................................................................................... 2

Health Insurance (Section 3C Pathology Services – COVID-19) Determination 2020           2

 

 


1  Name

                        This instrument is the Health Insurance (Section 3C Pathology Services – COVID-19) Amendment (No. 3) 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

1 May 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                Note:        This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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

Health Insurance (Section 3C Pathology Services – COVID-19) Determination 2020

1  Subsection 7(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

(1)   Clause 1.2.9 of the pathology services table shall have effect as if items 69476, 69477, 69479 and 69480 of this Determination were specified in paragraph 1.2.9(2)(a) of the pathology services table.

2 Schedule 1 (table item 69479)

Repeal the item, substitute:

 

69479

Detection of a SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid 1 or more tests if:

(a) the person is a private patient in a recognised hospital; or

(b) the person receives the service from a prescribed laboratory as described in 4.1 of the Pathology Services Table

Where the service is bulk-billed

                50.00