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This instrument amends the Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Determination 2017 to provide an additional benefit for Australian families and singles who incur high out-of-pocket costs for Medicare eligible out-of-hospital services.
Administered by: Health and Aged Care
Registered 14 Nov 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Nov-2022
Tabled Senate21-Nov-2022
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Amendment (Indexation) Determination 2022 

I, Mark Butler, Minister for Health and Aged Care, make the following determination.

Dated   7 November 2022

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 (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Determination 2017                                   2

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                      7

Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Amendment (Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Capping) Determination 2021                                                                                                                              7

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Amendment (Indexation) Determination 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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The later of:

(a) the day after this instrument is registered; and

(b) the day after this instrument has been approved by each House of Parliament.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

2.  Schedules 1 and 2

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2023; and

(b) the day after this instrument has been approved by each House of Parliament.

 

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 10B 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 1Amendments

Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Determination 2017

1  Paragraph 4(1)(b) (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Item

Maximum increase ($)

13200

1894.50

13201

2750.00

13202

73.40

13203

122.20

13209

12.30

13212

79.50

13215

55.00

13218

794.50

13221

24.50

13251

122.20

13260

65 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

14201

15 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

 

14202

15 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

14216

552.50

14217

349.90

14219

552.50

14220

349.90

16400

12.50

16401

62.10

16404

37.20

16406

122.20

16407

65 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

16408

65 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

16500

37.20

16501

74.40

16502

24.80

16505

24.80

16508

24.80

16509

24.80

16511

124.00

16512

37.20

16514

18.60

16515

198.50

16518

198.50

16519

372.10

16520

372.10

16527

198.50

16528

372.10

16530

65 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

16564

248.10

16567

248.10

16570

248.10

16571

248.10

16573

248.10

16590

248.10

16591

124.00

16600

37.20

16603

74.40

16606

148.90

16609

285.40

16618

117.90

16624

161.30

16627

347.40

32500

110 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

32520

15 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

32522

10 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

32523

15 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

32526

10 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

32528

15 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

32529

10 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

42504

15 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

42505

15 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

42702

15 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

42705

15 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

45560

35 percent of the Schedule fee for the item

82100

24.50

82105

18.40

82110

24.50

82115

61.10

82130

18.40

82135

24.50

82140

18.40

91850

12.50

91851

52.80

91852

39.30

91853

37.20

91855

12.50

91856

52.80

91857

39.30

91858

37.20

 

2  Paragraph 4(3)(b) (after Group A41 in the table)

Insert:

 

A42

A45

A46

 

3  Paragraph 4(4)(b) (after Group M19 in the table)

Insert:

 

M25

M26

M27

M28

M32

 

Paragraph 4(6)(b) (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Item

Maximum increase ($)

55054

80 percent of the Schedule fee for the item.

55700

36.60

55703

18.40

55704

42.80

55705

18.40

55706

61.10

55707

42.80

55708

18.40

55709

24.40

55712

73.30

55715

24.40

55718

61.10

55721

73.30

55723

24.40

55725

24.40

55729

18.40

55740

63.60

55741

27.40

55742

63.60

55743

27.40

55757

30.30

55758

9.90

55762

36.60

55764

97.70

55766

36.60

55768

91.70

55770

36.60

55772

97.70

55774

42.80

 

                         


 

Schedule 2—Repeals

Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Amendment (Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Capping) Determination 2021

5  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.