Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2014 (No. 4)

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L01235

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2014 (No. 4)1
 
I, KIRSTY FAICHNEY, delegate of the Minister for Health, make these Rules under item 3A of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.
 
 
 
Kirsty Faichney
Acting First Assistant Secretary
Medical Benefits Division
Department of Health
17 September 2014
 
 
 

 
Contents
 
 
Part 1  Preliminary   3
 
1     Name of Rules                                                                                             3
2.    Commencement 3
3.    Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011  3
 
Schedule A ― Amendments  4
Schedule B ― Amendments  5
 
 
 
Part 1        Preliminary
1           Name of Rules
These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2014 (No. 4).
2.          Commencement
These Rules commence on:
(a) 20 September 2014; or
(b) if registered after 20 September 2014, the day after registration.
3.          Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011
Schedules A, and B amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011 as amended.
Schedule A ― Amendments
 [1]     Schedule 4, Clause 6 Minimum benefit, Table 1:
 
Delete the table and insert:
 
Public hospital: State/Territory        Minimum benefit per night
NSW                                                     $ 114.05
Northern Territory                                 $ 83.10
Queensland                                           $ 113.00  
South Australia                                      $114.00
Tasmania                                                $135.60
Victoria                                                  $122.60
ACT                                                       $111.20
Western Australia                                  $133.20
 
 
 [2]        Schedule 4, Clause 6 Minimum benefit, Table 2:
            
             Delete:
                           Private hospitals                                        $55.30
 
             Insert:
                           Private hospitals                                        $54.60
Schedule B ― Amendments
[1]         Schedule 5 – Second-tier default benefits, Clause 4. Facilities, subclause (1)
 
Substitute
 
A hospital is a facility for the purposes of this Schedule if it is included in the list of second-tier eligible facilities approved by the Second Tier Advisory Committee existing at the time that the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2014 (No. 4) commence.
Notes
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