Social Security (Essential Medical Equipment Payment – Essential Medical Equipment) Specification 2012

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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
J Macklin
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.
2              Commencement
                This Specification commences on 18 June 2012.
3              Definition
                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
 
                                   
Column 1
Column 2

Home Dialysis Machine
 

Home Ventilator
 

Home Respirator
 

Home Parenteral or Enteral Feeding Device
 

Oxygen Concentrator
 

Heart Pump
 

Suction Pump
 

Infant Apnoea Monitor
Prescribed by a medical practitioner following apnoeic episodes

Nebuliser
Used daily

Positive Airways Pressure Device
 

Phototherapy Equipment
 

Airbed Vibrator
 

Electric Wheelchair
 

Insulin Pump