Health Insurance (Allied Health Services) Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1)

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L00674

 
Health Insurance (Allied Health Services) Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1) 1
Health Insurance Act 1973
I, Dr Richard Bartlett, First Assistant Secretary, Medical Benefits Division, Department of Health and Ageing, make this Determination under subsection 3C (1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Dated:                                                 17 April 2013    
 
 
DR RICHARD BARTLETT
First Assistant Secretary
Medical Benefits Division
Department of Health and Ageing
 
1            Name of Determination
This Determination is the Health Insurance (Allied Health Services)
Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1).
 
2            Commencement
This Determination commences on 1 May 2013.
 
3            Amendment of Health Insurance (Allied Health Services) Determination 2011
Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance (Allied Health Services) Determination 2011.
 
 
 
Schedule 1 - Amendments
(section 3)
             
 
[1]         Subsection 4(1), definition of eligible disability, paragraph (o)
 
              omit:
              microcephaly.
 
              insert:
              microcephaly, if a child has:
(i)                 a head circumference less than the third percentile for age and sex; and
(ii)               a functional level at or below 2 standard deviations below the mean for age on a standard development test or an IQ score of less than 70 on a standardised test of intelligence.
 
 
 [2]        Schedule 1, item 18, Speech pathology health service
             
              substitute:
              18      Speech pathology health service
A person is an allied health professional in relation to the provision of a speech pathology health service if the person is a Practising Member of Speech Pathology Australia.
             
Until midnight 31 August 2013, a person who provides a speech pathology health service in Queensland is also an allied health professional in relation to the provision of a speech pathology health service if he or she was such a person on 30 April 2013 because of paragraph (b) of item 18 of Schedule 1 of this Determination as in force on that date. 
 
 
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