Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (Duration of Attendance) Regulation 2014

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Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (Duration of Attendance) Regulation 2014
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 194, 2014
I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.
Dated 11 December 2014
Peter Cosgrove
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
Peter Dutton
Minister for Health
  
  
Contents
1............ Name................................................................................................... 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulation 2014            2
 
1  Name
                   This is the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment (Duration of Attendance) Regulation 2014.
2  Commencement
                   This instrument commences on 19 January 2015.
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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 1—Amendments
  
Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulation 2014
1  Schedule 1 (item 3, column headed “Description”)
Omit “at consulting rooms (other than a service to which another item applies) by a general practitioner”, substitute “by a general practitioner at consulting rooms (other than a service to which another item applies), lasting less than 10 minutes,”.
2  Schedule 1 (item 23, column headed “Description”)
After “lasting”, insert “at least 10 minutes and”.
3  Schedule 1 (item 5000, column headed “Description”)
Omit “at consulting rooms (other than a service to which another item applies) by a general practitioner”, substitute “by a general practitioner at consulting rooms (other than a service to which another item applies), lasting less than 10 minutes,”.
4  Schedule 1 (item 5020, column headed “Description”)
After “lasting”, insert “at least 10 minutes and”.