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This instrument specifies an additional program as a medicare program and removes two programs that are no longer required to be classified as medicare programs. This instrument repeals and replaces the Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2019.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 20 Aug 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate23-Aug-2021

Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2021

 

Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973

I, LINDA REYNOLDS, Minister for Government Services, make this specification under paragraph 41G(b) of the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973.

 

Dated 18 August 2021

LINDA REYNOLDS

1              Name of specification

                This specification is the Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2021.

2              Commencement

                This specification commences the day after registration.

3              Repeal

                The Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2019 is repealed.

4              Medicare programs

                For paragraph 41G(b) of the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973, the services, benefits, programs and facilities specified in Schedule 1 are medicare programs.

Note   Other medicare programs are specified in paragraph 41G(a) of the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973.

 


Schedule 1        Medicare programs

(section 4)

 

Item

Service, benefit, program or facility

1

Rural Other Medical Practitioners Program

2

MedicarePlus for Other Medical Practitioners Program

3

After Hours Other Medical Practitioners Program

4

Temporary Resident Other Medical Practitioners Program

5

Outer Metropolitan Other Medical Practitioners Program

6

Life Saving Drugs Program

7

Premium Free Dispensing Incentive

8

Prescription Shopping Program

9

Inborn Errors of Metabolism Program

10

Australian Organ Donor Register

11

Practice Incentives Program

12

Aged Care Education and Training Incentive Program

13

Medical Indemnity Program

14

Midwife Professional Indemnity Scheme

15

Radiation Oncology Registration Program

16

 Hearing Services Program

17

Disaster Health Care Assistance Scheme

18

Australian Health Survey

19

Continence Aids Payment Scheme

20

External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program

21

Stoma Appliance Scheme

22

Cleft Lip and Cleft Lip Palate Scheme

23

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Claim and Prior Approval Processing

24

Claims processing and payment under Chapter 6 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

25

Lifetime Health Cover Mailout

26

Aged Care Gateway

27

Australian Immunisation Register

28

Workforce Incentive Program – Doctor Stream

29

Workforce Incentive Program – Practice Stream

30

Thalidomide Survivors Support Program