Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2015

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Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2015
 
Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973
I, MARISE PAYNE, Minister for Human Services, make this specification under paragraph 41G (b) of the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973.
 
Dated 26th May 2015
MARISE PAYNE
Minister for Human Services
1              Name of specification
                This specification is the Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2015.
2              Commencement
                This specification commences on 1 July 2015.
3              Repeal
                The Human Services (Medicare) (Medicare Programs) Specification 2011 is repealed.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 3)
 
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         
Herceptin Late Stage Breast Cancer Program (non-PBS)

7         
Life Saving Drugs Program

8         
Premium Free Dispensing

9         
Prescription Shopping Program

10     
Rural Pharmacy Maintenance Allowance

11     
Residential Medication Management Review Program

12     
Home Medicines Review Program

13     
MedsCheck and Diabetes MedsCheck (Medication Use Review and Diabetes Medication Management Service Programs)

14     
Inborn Errors of Metabolism Program

15     
Australian Organ Donor Register

16     
National Bowel Cancer Screening Register

17     
Practice Incentives Program

18     
Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program

19     
Rural Procedural Grants Program

20     
General Practice Immunisation Incentive Scheme

21     
General Practice Rural Incentives Program

22     
Rural Locum Education Assistance Program

23     
Aged Care Education and Training Incentive Program

24     
Practice Nurse Incentives Program

25     
National Performance Indicator for the Divisions of General Practice Program – Immunisation

26     
Medical Indemnity Program

27     
Midwife Professional Indemnity Scheme

28     
Western Australian Visiting Medical Practitioner Program

29     
Radiation Oncology Registration & Processing Program

30     
Hearing Services Program

31     
Adverse Events Assistance Activity Program

32     
Homeowner Insulation Program and Low Emission Assistance Plan for Renters

33     
Financial Assistance Scheme for Uncontracted Assessors

34     
Training Assistance Scheme for Accredited Home Sustainability Assessors

35     
Early Release of Superannuation on Compassionate Grounds

36     
Small Business Superannuation Clearing House

37     
Australian Health Survey

38     
Continence Aids Payment Scheme

39     
External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program

40     
Stoma Appliance Scheme

41     
Cleft Lip and Cleft Lip Palate Scheme

42     
Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Claim and Prior Approval Processing

43     
Claims processing and payment under Chapter 6 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

44     
Lifetime Health Cover Mailout

45     
ATO pre-filling program for private health insurance rebates with Medicare data

46     
Telehealth

47     
HECS Reimbursement Scheme

48     
Software Vendor Assistance Payments

49     
Aged Care Gateway

 
 
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