Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1)

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Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1)
 
I, RICHARD MAGOR, 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.
 
 
 
____________________________________
Richard Magor
Assistant Secretary
Private Health Insurance Branch
Medical Benefits Division
Department of Health and Ageing
14 March 2012
 
 
 

Contents
 
 
PART 1            PRELIMINARY                 
 
1.          Name of Rules           3
2.          Commencement         3
3.          Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit    Requirements) Rules 2011                                                        3
 
SCHEDULE A – AMENDMENTS              4
SCHEDULE B – AMENDMENTS                                                                        5
SCHEDULE C – Amendments                                                                        8
 
 
Part 1        Preliminary
1           Name of Rules
These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1).
2.          Commencement
These Rules commence on:
(a) 20 March 2012; or
(b) if registered after 20 March 2012, the day after registration.
3.          Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011
Schedules A, B and C amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011 as amended.
 Schedule A - Amendments
 
 [1]     Schedule 4, Clause 6 Minimum benefit, Table 1:
 
Delete:
NSW                                            $104.90
 
Insert:
NSW                                            $109.10
 
 
Delete:
Northern Territory                        $75.23
 
Insert:
Northern Territory                        $75.83
 
 
Delete:
Tasmania                                      $121.30
 
Insert:
Tasmania                                      $122.25
 
[2]      Schedule 4, Clause 6 Minimum benefit, Table 2:
            
             Delete:
                           Private hospitals                           $60.55
 
             Insert:
                           Private hospitals                           $60.15
Schedule B - Amendments
 
[1]         Schedule 1, Part 2, Subclause 6(3)
 
             After:
 
                           36654
 
Insert:
 
36658  36662  36663  36664  36666
 
 
[2]         Schedule 3, Part 2, Paragraph 4(1)(a)
 
             After:
 
                           13921
 
Insert:
 
13924
 
 
             After:
 
                           13930
 
Insert:
 
13933  13936
 
 
             After:
 
                           32095
 
             Insert:
 
                           32215 
 
 
             After:
 
                           35703
 
Insert:
 
36665
 
[3]         Schedule 3, Part 2, Subclause 5(1)
 
             After:
 
                           32180
 
             Insert:
 
                           32217
 
 
             After:
            
                           36650
 
Insert:
 
             36660  36667  36668
 
 
             After:
 
                           42692
 
             Insert:
 
                           42739
 
 
[4]         Schedule 3, Part 3, Subclause 8, Category 1 - Attendances
            
             Delete:
 
                           M2
 
                           10993  10994  10995  10996  10998  10999
 
 
[5]         Schedule 3, Part 3, Subclause 8, Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures
 
             Delete:
                          
                           36663  36664  36665  36666  36667  36668
            
            
             After:
 
                           42677
 
             Insert:
 
                           42738
 
 
Schedule C ―Amendments
[1]         Schedule 5, Clause 4 Facilities, Table:
 
The table in Clause 4 of Schedule 5 of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit
Requirements) Rules 2011 is amended as set out below:
 
After:
 
Abbotsford Private Hospital
61-69 Cambridge Street, WEST LEEDERVILLE  WA  6007
 
Insert:
 
ACT Endoscopy
2/70 Kent Street, DEAKIN  ACT  2600
 
After:
 
Calvary Private Hospital
Hardy Avenue, WAGGA WAGGA  NSW  2650
 
Insert:
 
Calvary Private Hospital
Haydon Drive, BRUCE  ACT  2617

Calvary Wakefield Hospital
300 Wakefield Street, ADELAIDE  SA  5000

 
After:
 
Canossa Day Surgery Centre
169 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, OXLEY  QLD  4075
 
Insert:
 
Capital Day Surgical Centre
2/9 Sydney Avenue, BARTON  ACT  2600
 
After:
 
Concept Day Hospital
218 Nicholson Road, SUBIACO  WA  6008
 
Insert:
 
Concord Private Hospital
55-57 Burwood Road, CONCORD  NSW  2137
 
 
After:
 
Tarietta Day Surgery
73 Kooyong Road, CAULFIELD NORTH  VIC  3161
 
Insert:
 
Tennyson Centre Day Hospital
520 South Road, KURRALTA PARK  SA  5037
 
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.frli.gov.au
2.       These Rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011, which commenced on 1 November 2011.