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These regulations amend the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2021 to make minor administrative changes to orthopaedic services.
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To be repealed 23 Nov 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (2021 Measures No. 2) 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 05 August 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. 2) 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

The day after this instrument is registered.

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 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  Clause 5.10.25 of Schedule 1

Repeal the clause, substitute:

5.10.25  Restrictions on items 50200 and 50201—provider and timing

                   Items 50200 and 50201 do not apply to a service provided to a patient by a provider if the provider has provided the same service to the patient more than once in the previous 12 months.

2  Schedule 1 (item 47069, column 2)

Omit “open”, substitute “closed”.

3  Schedule 1 (item 49730, column 2)

Omit “(other than ankle or first metatarsophalangeal joint)”, substitute “(other than ankle) or first metatarsophalangeal joint”.