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These regulations amend the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2021 to make minor administrative changes to orthopaedic services and implement Government policy by increasing the schedule fee of five orthopaedic service fees by 0.9 per cent.
Administered by: Health
Registered 25 Jun 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2021
To be repealed 19 Oct 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2021

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 24 June 2021

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Greg Hunt

Minister for Health and Aged Care

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2021                                     2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2021.

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 (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2021.

1 July 2021

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

  

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2021

1  Paragraph 1.2.4(2)(c) of Schedule 1

Omit “$309.35”, substitute “$312.15”.

2  Schedule 1 (item 47027)

Omit “274.25”, substitute “676.05”.

3  Schedule 1 (item 47033)

Omit “274.25”, substitute “676.05”.

4  Schedule 1 (item 47045)

Omit “156.85”, substitute “438.55”.

5  Schedule 1 (item 47465)

Omit “235.15”, substitute “538.80”.

6  Schedule 1 (after item 47956)

Insert:

 

47960

Tenotomy, subcutaneous, other than a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.)

137.15