Health Insurance (Professional Services Review - Allied Health and Others) Determination 2012

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2012L02519

 
 
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
 
 
Tanya Plibersek
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TANYA PLIBERSEK
MINISTER FOR HEALTH
 
 
 
 
Contents
              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.
2     Commencement
This Determination commences on 1 January 2013.
3     Interpretation
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".
5     Professions
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
 
Item
Practitioners/Profession

 
 

 
PART A – PRACTITIONERS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES REVIEW

1
Audiologists

2
Diabetes educators

3
Dieticians

4
Exercise physiologists

5
Mental health nurses

6
Occupational therapists

7
Psychologists

8
Social workers

9
Speech pathologists

10
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners

11
Aboriginal health workers

12
Orthoptists

 
 

 
PART B – PROFESSIONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES REVIEW

1
Audiology

2
Diabetes education

3
Dietetics

4
Exercise physiology

5
Mental health nursing

6
Psychology

7
Occupational therapy

8
Social work

9
Speech pathology

10
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services

11
Aboriginal health worker services

12
Orthoptic health services

 
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