Healthcare Identifiers Amendment (PCEHR System Information) Regulation 2013

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L01269

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Healthcare Identifiers Amendment (PCEHR System Information) Regulation 2013
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 142, 2013
I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010.
Dated 28 June 2013
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
Tanya Plibersek
Minister for Health
 
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Healthcare Identifiers Regulations 2010                                                               2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Healthcare Identifiers Amendment (PCEHR System Information) Regulation 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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
  
Healthcare Identifiers Regulations 2010
1  Regulation 12
Repeal the regulation, substitute:
12  Limit on collection, use and disclosure of information
                   For paragraph 22D(3)(a) of the Act, the information prescribed is information that relates to the healthcare recipient’s treatment, other than any information that relates to compensation or benefits, provided under any of the following Acts:
                     (a)  the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006;
                     (b)  the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004;
                     (c)  the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988;
                     (d)  the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.
2  After regulation 14
Insert:
15  Authorisation of collection, use and disclosure related to PCEHR system—healthcare recipient who has applied to be an authorised representative
             (1)  For section 22E of the Act, the PCEHR System Operator, service operator and Chief Executive Medicare are authorised to collect, use and disclose to a participant in the PCEHR system:
                     (a)  identifying information of a healthcare recipient who has applied to the PCEHR System Operator to be an authorised representative of another healthcare recipient; or
                     (b)  a healthcare identifier of the healthcare recipient mentioned in paragraph (a).
             (2)  The collection, use or disclosure must be reasonably necessary for the exercise of the PCEHR System Operator’s power under section 6 of the PCEHR Act.