Social Security (Essential Medical Equipment Payment – Essential Medical Equipment) Specification 2012
Social Security Act 1991
I, JENNY MACKLIN, Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Minister for Disability Reform, acting under paragraph 917C(3)(a) of the Social Security Act 1991 make this Specification.
Dated 21st March 2012
Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Minister for Disability Reform
1 Name of Specification
This Specification is the Social Security (Essential Medical Equipment Payment – Essential Medical Equipment) Specification 2012.
This Specification commences on 18 June 2012.
In this Specification:
Act means the Social Security Act 1991.
4 Essential Medical Equipment
Each item of equipment specified in column 1 of the table in Schedule 1, to the extent that it is used in circumstances (if any) specified in column 2, is specified essential medical equipment for the purposes of paragraph 917C(1)(a) of the Act.
Schedule 1 Essential Medical Equipment
Home Dialysis Machine
Home Parenteral or Enteral Feeding Device
Infant Apnoea Monitor
Prescribed by a medical practitioner following apnoeic episodes
Positive Airways Pressure Device