Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Amendment Rules 2010

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Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Amendment Rules 2010
I, NICOLA ROXON, Minister for Health and Ageing, make these Rules under section 8 of the Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Act 2009.
Dated   10/3/10                
 
 Nicola Roxon
____________________________________
 
Minister for Health and Ageing
 
 
Contents
 
 
Part 1                   Preliminary                                                                                           3
1.           Name of Rules                                                                                        3
2.           Commencement                                                                                      3
3.           Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Rules 2010 3
Schedule - Amendments                                                                                                   4
 
 
 
Part 1        Preliminary
1.                      Name of Rules
These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Amendment Rules 2010.
2.                      Commencement
These Rules commence on the day after the Rules are registered.
3.                      Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Rules 2010
The Schedule amends the Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Rules 2010.
Schedule - Amendments
[1]            Part 2, Subrule 5(1)
Delete subrule 5(1), substitute:
 
(1)     For item 1 of the table in subsection 7(1) of the Act, the rate of the national joint replacement register levy, imposed on a sponsor on a national joint replacement register levy day in respect of each joint replacement prosthesis sponsored by that sponsor as at the most recent census day, is:
(a)    for a hand articulation prosthesis or a foot articulation prosthesis – zero; and
(b)   for any other joint replacement prosthesis – subject to subrule (2), the rate in dollars calculated using the formula:
 

800,000

n

where:
n is equal to the total number of joint replacement prostheses sponsored by all sponsors as at the most recent census day, less the total number of hand articulation prostheses and foot articulation  prostheses sponsored by sponsors on that same day.
 [2]        Part 2, Subrule 5(2)
Delete “subrule (1)”, substitute “paragraph (1)(b)”.
[3]         Part 2, Subrule 7(1)
              Delete subrule 7(1), substitute:
 
(1)   Despite subrule 5(1), for item 1 of the table in subsection 7(1) of the Act, the rate of the national joint replacement register levy, imposed on a sponsor on the national joint replacement register levy day of 30 April 2010 in respect of each joint replacement prosthesis sponsored by that sponsor as at the census day of 15 March 2010, is:
(a)   for a hand articulation prosthesis or a foot articulation prosthesis – zero; and
(b)   for any other joint replacement prosthesis – subject to subrule (2), the rate in dollars calculated using the formula:
 

1,600,000

n

where:
n is equal to the total number of joint replacement prostheses sponsored by all sponsors as at the census day of 15 March 2010, less the total number of hand articulation prostheses and foot articulation prostheses sponsored by sponsors on that same day.
[4]         Part 2, Subrule 7(2)
Delete “subrule (1)”, substitute “paragraph (1)(b)”.
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 (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Rules 2010, which commenced on 24 February 2010.
 
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