Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 - QAA 3/2015

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Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 – QAA 3/2015
 
 
I, DOCTOR ANTHONY HOBBS, delegate of the Minister for Health, under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (the Act):
 
 
1.             DECLARE the Activity described in the Schedule to this declaration (the Activity) to be a quality assurance activity to which Part VC of the Act applies being satisfied in relation to the Activity that:
(i)            any person engaging in, or proposing to engage in, the Activity is authorised to do so by a research body; and
(ii)          it is in the public interest that Part VC of the Act apply to the Activity having regard to the criteria prescribed in regulations 23C to 23G (inclusive) of the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.
 
 
 
Dated:                 11 May 2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr Anthony Hobbs
Acting Chief Medical Officer
Department of Health
 

Contents
 
 
PART 1            PRELIMINARY   3
 
1           Name of Declaration  3
2.          Commencement 3
3.          Cessation  3
4.          Authority  3
5.          Schedule                                                                                                3
 
 
Schedule     4
 
Part 1          Preliminary
 
1.                       Name of Declaration
 
This Declaration is the Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 – QAA 3/2015.
 
2.                       Commencement
 
This Declaration commences the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
 
3.                       Cessation
 
This Declaration will cease to be in force at the end of 5 years after the Declaration is signed.
 
4.                       Authority
 
This Declaration is made under the Health Insurance Act 1973.
 
5.                       Schedule
 
The Schedule to this Instrument describes the quality assurance activity to which Part VC of the Health Insurance Act 1973 applies.
 
Schedule
 
Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 – QAA 3/2015
 
 
1           Organisation engaging in activity:
Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI)
 
Title:
CareTrack Kids – The appropriateness of healthcare delivered to Australian children.
 
             Description:
 
This Activity aims to identify the appropriateness and adherence to evidence and consensus-based care delivered to children in Australia during 2012-2013 for 16 common conditions. At the same time, it will examine the frequency and type of adverse events specifically involving children in Australia in acute and primary healthcare settings and will test an intervention to improve this.
 
 
 
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