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This instrument amends the Health Insurance (Section 3C General Medical – Expansion of GP and Allied Health Mental Health Services) Determination 2020 to repeal eight temporary items providing general practitioner (GP) phone attendance services for the preparation of GP mental health treatment plans.
Administered by: Health
Registered 06 Aug 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate10-Aug-2021
To be repealed 23 Nov 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Section 3C General Medical Services – Cease GP Mental Health Treatment Plan Phone Services) Determination 2021

I, Megan Keaney, delegate of the Minister for Health and Aged Care, make the following Determination.

Dated               5 August 2021

Megan Keaney

Acting First Assistant Secretary

Medical Benefits Division

Health Resourcing Group

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 Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Section 3C General Medical Services – Cease GP Mental Health Treatment Plan Phone Services) Determination 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

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Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

7 August 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                Note:        This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 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 General Medical – Expansion of GP and Allied Health Mental Health Services) Determination 2020

1.    Section 5 (definition of GP mental health treatment plan)

Repeal paragraph (d) of the definition, substitute:

(d) items 93400 to 93407 and 93431 to 93438 of this Determination.

2.    Subsections 10(3) and (4)

Repeal the subsections (excluding the subsection headings and notes), substitute:

(3)  Items 93400 to 93407 and 93431 to 93439 do not apply to a service to which items 80020, 80021, 80120, 80121, 80145, 80146, 80170 and 80171 of the Allied Health Services Determination apply.

(4)  Items 93402, 93403, 93406, 93407, 93433, 93434, 93437 and 93438 apply only if the medical practitioner providing the service has successfully completed mental health skills training accredited by the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration.

3.    Schedule 2 (items 93408, 93409, 93410, 93411, 93439, 93440, 93441, 93442)

Repeal the items.