Health Insurance (Professional Services Review - Allied Health and Others) Determination 2012
I, TANYA PLIBERSEK, Minister for Health, make this Determination under subsection 81(1A) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Dated 9th December 2012
MINISTER FOR HEALTH
1 Name of Determination 3
2 Commencement 3
3 Interpretation 3
4 Health Practitioners 3
5 Professions 3
Schedule 1 Practitioners and Professions for the purposes of the Professional
Services Review 4
1 Name of Determination
This Determination is the Health Insurance (Professional Services Review - Allied Health and Others) Determination 2012.
This Determination commences on 1 January 2013.
In this Determination:
the Act means the Health Insurance Act 1973.
the Schedule means the Schedule to this Determination.
Note Unless the contrary intention appears, expressions used in this Determination have the same meanings as in the Act—see section 13 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.
4 Health Practitioners
For the purposes of subsection 81(1A)(a) of the Act, a health professional listed in Part A of Schedule 1 is a “practitioner".
For the purposes of subsection 81(1A)(b) of the Act, a vocation engaged in by a health professional of a kind listed in Part B of Schedule 1 is a “profession”.
Schedule 1 Practitioners and Professions for the purposes of the Professional Services Review
PART A – PRACTITIONERS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES REVIEW
Mental health nurses
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners
Aboriginal health workers
PART B – PROFESSIONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES REVIEW
Mental health nursing
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services
Aboriginal health worker services
Orthoptic health services