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This instrument specifies the body responsible for the receipt of claims from providers and the body responsible for processing payments to providers.
Administered by: Health
Registered 17 May 2021

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Hearing Services Administration (Claims Payment and Claims Acceptance Body) Declaration 2021



I, Chris Carlile, Assistant Secretary, Hearing Services Branch, Department of Health, as delegate of the Minister for Health and Aged Care, acting under subsections 21(6) and 21(7) of the Hearing Services Administration Act 1997:

(1)   REVOKE all previous declarations made under those subsections; and

(2)   DECLARE that for the purposes of section 21 of the Hearing Services Administration Act 1997:

            (a)   the Department is the Claims Acceptance Body; and

            (b)   the Chief Executive Medicare is the Claims Payment Body.

This declaration takes effect on the date it is signed.


Dated   13 May 2021  



Chris Carlile

Assistant Secretary responsible for the Hearing Services Administration Act 1997