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Regulations as made
This instrument amends the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2021 and the Health Insurance Regulations 2018 to reflect Government policy.
Administered by: Health and Aged Care
Registered 21 Jul 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022
To be repealed 26 Oct 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 Legislation Amendment (2022 Measures No. 2) Regulations 2022

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               21 July 2022

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Mark Butler

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

Health Insurance Regulations 2018                                                                                                  3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (2022 Measures No. 2) Regulations 2022.

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

1 August 2022.

1 August 2022

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 2.20.6(4)(a) of Schedule 1

Omit “items 2700, 2701, 2715 and 2717”, substitute “item 2700, 2701, 2715, 2717, 92112, 92113, 92116 or 92117”.

2  Schedule 1 (item 32006, column 2)

Omit “if”, substitute “other than a service”.

3  Schedule 1 (item 35631, column 2, paragraph (d))

Omit “stage II (mild)”, substitute “mild”.

4  Schedule 1 (item 35632, column 2, paragraph (a))

Omit “stage III”, substitute “moderate”.

5  Schedule 1 (item 35633, column 2, paragraph (c))

Omit “adhesions (ESH Grade 1)”, substitute “intrauterine adhesions”.

6  Schedule 1 (item 35635, column 2, paragraph (b))

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

(b) moderate to severe intrauterine adhesions (H) (Anaes.)

7  Schedule 1 (item 35637, column 2, paragraph (a))

Omit “stage l (minor)”, substitute “minimal”.

8  Schedule 1 (item 35637, column 2))

Omit “a service to which any other item in this Group applies”, substitute “another laparoscopic procedure”.

9  Schedule 1 (item 35641, column 2)

Omit “Endometriosis rAFS stage IV”, substitute “Severe endometriosis”.

10  Schedule 1 (cell at item 35723, column 3)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

 

1,466.35

11  Schedule 1 (cell at item 35754, column 2)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

 

Hysterectomy, complex laparoscopic, by any approach, that concurrently requires either extensive retroperitoneal dissection or complex side wall dissection, or both, with any of the following procedures (if performed):

(a) endometrial sampling;

(b) unilateral or bilateral salpingectomy, oophorectomy or salpingo‑oophorectomy;

(c) excision of ovarian cyst;

(d) any other associated laparoscopy;

not being a service associated with a service to which item 35595 or 35641 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)

Health Insurance Regulations 2018

12  Subsection 28(1) (table item 28Z, column 2)

Omit “93424”, substitute “93423”.