Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 8)

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Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 8)
 
I, PETER WOODLEY, delegate of the Minister for Health and Ageing, make these Rules under item 3A of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.
 
 
 
____________________________________
Peter Woodley
Assistant Secretary
Private Health Insurance Branch
Medical Benefits Division
Department of Health and Ageing
15 September 2011
 
 
 

Contents
 
 
PART 1            PRELIMINARY                 
 
1.          Name of Rules           3
2.          Commencement         3
3.          Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit    Requirements) Rules 2010                                                        3
 
SCHEDULE A – AMENDMENTS              4
SCHEDULE B - AMENDMENTS                                                                         6
SCHEDULE C – Amendments                                                                        7
 
 
Part 1        Preliminary
1           Name of Rules
These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 8).
2.          Commencement
These Rules commence on:
(a) 20 September 2011; or
(b) if registered after 20 September 2011, the day after registration.
3.          Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2010
Schedules A, B and C amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2010 as amended.
 Schedule A - Amendments
 
[1]         Schedule 2, Clause 2 Minimum benefit, Table:
            
Delete:
                           Northern Territory                                                  $303
            
Insert:
                           Northern Territory                                                  $313
 
 
[2]         Schedule 3, Subclause 2(2) Minimum benefit, Table 1:
 
Delete:
Schedule 3, Subclause 2(2) Minimum benefit, Table 1
            
Insert:  
Table 1
Public hospitals
Band 1
Band 2
Band 3
Band 4

 
 
 
 
 

NSW
$226
$253
$279
$313

ACT
$226
$253
$279
$313

Northern Territory
$226
$258
$300
$313

Queensland
$233.50
$261
$287
$320

South Australia
$226
$258
$285
$313

Tasmania
$219
$261
$303
$350

Victoria
$221
$262
$305
$350

Western Australia
$243
$243
$243
$243

 
[3]      Schedule 4, Clause 6 Minimum benefit, Table 1:
 
Delete:
Queensland                                  $98.50
 
Insert:
Queensland                                  $102.00
 
Delete:
South Australia                            $103.00
 
Insert:
South Australia                            $106.00
 
 
Delete:
Tasmania                                      $118.05
 
Insert:
Tasmania                                      $121.30
 
[4]      Schedule 4, Clause 6 Minimum benefit, Table 2:
            
             Delete:
                           Private hospitals                           $61.90
 
             Insert:
                           Private hospitals                           $60.55
Schedule B - Amendments
 
 
[1]         Schedule 1, Part 2, Subclause 6(3) Surgical Patient
 
Delete:
 
36650, 39133
 
[2]         Schedule 3, Part 2, Subclause 5(1) Non-band specific Type B day procedures
 
             After:
 
                          35688
 
             Insert:
 
                          36650
 
After:
            
                          39118
 
             Insert:
            
                          39133
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 2010 is amended as set out below:
 
After:
 
Adelaide Eye & Laser Centre
215 Greenhill Road, EASTWOOD  SA 5063
 
Insert:
 
Adelaide Surgicentre
89 King William Street, KENT TOWN  SA  5067
 
After:                                                                                              
 
Knox Private Hospital
262 Mountain Highway, WANTIRNA  VIC  3152
 
Insert:
 
La Trobe Private Hospital
cnr Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive, BUNDOORA  VIC  3083
 
Delete:
 
The CAPS Clinic
7 Phipps Close, DEAKIN  ACT  2600
 
After:
 
Toowong Private Hospital
496 Milton Road, TOOWONG  QLD  4066
 
Insert:                 
 
Toowoomba Hospice
57b O'Quinn Street, TOOWOOMBA  QLD  4350
 
After:
 
Skin Cancer Day Surgery
19 Cleveland Road, ASHWOOD  VIC  3147
 
Insert:
 
Sole Vita Surgery
7 Phipps Close, DEAKIN  ACT 2600
 
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 2010, which commenced on 29 January 2010.
 
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