Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 2)

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L00004

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Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 2)1
 
I, RICHARD BARTLETT, delegate of the Minister for Health, make these Rules under item 5 of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.
 
 
 
 
____________________________________
Richard Bartlett
First Assistant Secretary
Medical Benefits Division
Department of Health and Ageing
21 December 2012
 
 
 
 

 
Contents
 
 
Part 1           Preliminary    3
 
1       Name of Rules  3
2.      Commencement 3
3.      Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules 2011  3
 
 
Schedule Amendments   4
 
Part 1        Preliminary
1           Name of Rules
These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 2).
2.          Commencement
These Rules commence on:
(a) 1 January 2013; or
(b) if registered after 1 January 2013, the day after registration.
3.          Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules 2011
The Schedule amends the Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules 2011.
 
Schedule―Amendments
 
[1]         Part 1, Rule 4 Definitions, definition of appropriate accrediting body
 
             Substitute
 
appropriate accrediting body means a body approved by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare to accredit health care organisations or health care providers against the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards as at 1 January 2013.
Note:      The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare is established under section 8 of the National Health Reform Act 2011.
 
 
[2]         Part 1, Rule 4 Definitions, after definition of National Law
 
             Insert
 
National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards means the standards developed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare as at 1 January 2013.
Note:      Development of the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards is a function of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare under paragraph 9(1)(e) of National Health Reform Act 2011.
 
 
 
 [3]        Part 2, Rule 6 Treatments provided by hospitals and health care organisations, subrule (2)
 
After paragraph 6(2)(c) insert:
 
   (d)  the State and Territory law requirements referred to in subrule 6 may include the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.
 
                                   
Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.comlaw.gov.au