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This instrument amends the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020 and Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020 to remove 18 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) cardiac items from 1 August 2020.
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Registered 06 Jul 2020
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (2020 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2020

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 25 June 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Greg Hunt

Minister for Health

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Part 1—Diagnostic imaging services table                                                                                    2

Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020                  2

Part 2—General medical services table                                                                                          3

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020                       3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (2020 Measures No. 1) Regulations 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 August 2020.

1 August 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 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 1Amendments

Part 1Diagnostic imaging services table

Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020

1  Schedule 1 (items 55113, 55114, 55115, 55116 and 55117)

Repeal the items.

2  Clause 2.4.1 of Schedule 1

Omit “61302”, substitute “61310”.

3  Schedule 1 (items 61302, 61303, 61306 and 61307)

Repeal the items.

4  Schedule 1 (item 61505, column 2, paragraph (c))

Omit “61302”, substitute “61310”.

Part 2General medical services table

 

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations (No. 2) 2020

5  Subclause 1.2.6(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “11701,”.

6  Subclause 1.2.7(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “11701, 11722,”.

7  Subclause 1.2.11(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “11700, 11702, 11708, 11709, 11710, 11711, 11712,”.

8  Schedule 1 (items 11700, 11701, 11702, 11708, 11709, 11710, 11711 and 11712)

Repeal the items.

9  Schedule 1 (items 11718 and 11721)

Omit “11700,”.

10  Schedule 1 (item 11722)

Repeal the item.

11  Schedule 1 (item 11727)

Omit “11700,”.

12  Schedule 1 (item 12203, column 2, paragraph (g))

Omit “11700 to 11709,”.

13  Schedule 1 (item 12204, column 2, paragraph (h))

Omit “11700 to 11709,”.

14  Schedule 1 (item 12205, column 2, paragraph (f))

Omit “11700 to 11709,”.

15  Schedule 1 (item 12207, column 2, paragraph (g))

Omit “11700 to 11709,”.

16  Schedule 1 (item 12208, column 2, paragraph (g))

Omit “11700 to 11709,”.

17  Schedule 1 (item 12250, column 2, paragraph (g))

Omit “11700 to 11709,”.