Health Insurance (Accredited Pathology Laboratories - Approval) Amendment Principles 2013 (No. 1)

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Health Insurance (Accredited Pathology Laboratories — Approval) Amendment Principles 2013 (No.1)
Health Insurance Act 1973
I, Richard Bartlett, delegate of the Minister for Health, make these Principles under subsection 23DNA (1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Dated           25 November             2013
Richard Bartlett
First Assistant Secretary
Medical Benefits Division
Department of Health
  
  
1              Name of Principles
                These Principles are the Health Insurance (Accredited Pathology Laboratories – Approval) Amendment Principles 2013 (No.1).
2              Commencement
                These Principles commence on 1 December 2013.
3              Authority
                These Principles are made under subsection 23DNA(1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.
 
 
4              Schedule
                Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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        Amendment
 
Health Insurance (Accredited Pathology Laboratories ― Approval) Principles 2002
1             Schedule 1
substitute
Schedule 1        Accreditation materials
(section 5)
Part 1          NPAAC materials
 
Item
Material
Publication Year

1
Requirements for Medical Pathology Services (First Edition 2013)
2013

2
Requirements for Procedures Related to the Collection, Processing, Storage and Issue of Human Haemopoietic Progenitor Cells (Fourth Edition 2013)
2013

3
Requirement for the Facilities and Operation of Mortuaries (Third Edition 2013)
2013

4
Requirements for Enrolment and Participation in External Quality Assessment (Fifth Edition 2013)
2013

5
Guidelines for Approved Pathology Collection Centres (Requirements for Medical Pathology Specimen Collection) (Third Edition 2013)
2013

6
Requirements for the Performance of Anatomical Pathology Cut-Up (Fourth Edition 2013)
2013

7
Guidelines for the use of Liquid Based Collection Systems and Semi‑Automated Screening Devices in the Practice of Gynaecological (Cervical) Cytology
2006

8
Requirements for Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids (Second Edition 2013)
2013

9
Performance Measures for Australian Laboratories Reporting Cervical Cytology
2006

10
Requirements for Gynaecological (Cervical) Cytology
2006

11
Requirements for the Supervision of Pathology Laboratories
2007

12
Requirements for Laboratory Testing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) (Third Edition 2013)
2013

13
Requirements for Medical Testing of Microbial Nucleic Acids (Second Edition 2013)
2013

14
Requirements for Cytogenetic Testing (Second Edition 2013)
2013

15
Requirements for Information Communication (Third Edition 2013)
2013

16
Requirements for the Packaging and Transport of Pathology Specimens and Associated Materials (Third Edition 2013)
2013

17
Requirements for the Development and Use of In‑house In Vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs)
2007

18
Requirements for the Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty
2007

19
Requirements for the Retention of Laboratory Records and Diagnostic Material (Sixth Edition 2013)
2013

20
Requirements for Transfusion Laboratory Practice (Second Edition 2013)
2013

Note   The documents mentioned in Part 1 are available on the Internet — see http://www.health.gov.au/npaac.
Part 2          Supplementary materials
1.      Interpretation of NPAAC Requirements and ISO 15189 Medical Testing Field Application document – Requirements for Accreditation, July 2013
Note        The document mentioned in item 1 is available from the National Association of Testing Authorities – see http://www.nata.asn.au.
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