Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2013 (No. 5)
I, RICHARD BARTLETT, 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.
First Assistant Secretary
Medical Benefits Division
Department of Health
26 September 2013
PART 1 PRELIMINARY 3
1 Name of Rules 3
2. Commencement 3
3. Authority 3
4. Schedule 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 2013 (No. 5).
These Rules commence on 1 October 2013, or if registered after 1 October 2013, the day after registration.
These rules are made under item 3A of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.
Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 A – Amendments
Item 1 – Schedule 3 - Same-day accommodation: hospitals in all States/Territories, Part 2 – Type B procedures, Clause 5 - Non-band specific Type B day procedures, subclause (1)
After ‘18298’ insert ‘18375’.
Schedule B – Amendments
Item 1 - Schedule 5 - Second-tier default benefits, Clause 4 - Facilities, subclause (1)
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 2013 (No. 5) commence.