Health Insurance (Allied Health Services) Amendment Determination 2010

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Health Insurance (Allied Health Services) Amendment Determination 2010
Health Insurance Act 1973
I, Dr Richard Bartlett, Acting First Assistant Secretary, Medical Benefits Division, Department of Health and Ageing, make this Determination under subsection 3C (1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Dated   21   April 2010
DR RICHARD BARTLETT
Acting First Assistant Secretary
Medical Benefits Division
Department of Health and Ageing
 
1            Name of Determination
This Determination is the Health Insurance (Allied Health Services)
Amendment Determination 2010.
 
2            Commencement
This Determination commences on 1 May 2010.
 
3            Amendment of Health Insurance (Allied Health Services)      
Determination 2009 (No. 2)
Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance (Allied Health Services)
Determination 2009 (No. 2)
 
 
Contents Amendments
 
[1]         Subregulation 4 (1), definition of eligible Aboriginal health
              Worker
substitute
eligible Aboriginal health worker means a person who is an allied health professional in relation to the provision of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service.
 
 
[2]         Subregulation 4 (1), definition of GP Management Plan
omit
    725
 
insert
    732
 
 
[3]         Subregulation 4 (1), definition of Team Care Arrangements
omit
    727
 
insert
    732
 
[4]         Schedule 1
                   (section 4)
Subsection 1, Qualification requirements for allied health professionals, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health service
Substitute
1
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service
A person is an allied health professional in relation to the provision of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service if:
   (a)  for a person who provides an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service in a State or Territory other than the Northern Territory — the person has been awarded a Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (or an equivalent or higher qualification) by a registered training organisation that meets the training standards set by the Australian National Training Authority’s Australian Quality Training Framework; or
   (b)  for a person who provides an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service in the Northern Territory — the person is registered under the Health Practitioners Act (NT).
 
 
[5]         Schedule 1
(section 4)
Subsection 8 Qualification requirements for allied health professionals, mental health service
 
substitute
(a)  the person meets the requirements specified for an allied health professional in relation to the provision of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service;
 
[6]         Schedule 2, Part 1, Services and fees - general, item 10950
 
substitute
10950
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service provided to a person by an eligible Aboriginal health worker if:
 
 
[7]         Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres
              Strait Islander services, item 81300
 
substitute
81300
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service provided to a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible Aboriginal health worker if:
 
 
[8]       Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services, item 81305
 
substitute
81305
Diabetes education health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible diabetes educator if:
 
 
[9]         Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres
              Strait Islander services, item 81310
 
substitute
81310
Audiology health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible audiologist if:
 
 
[10]     Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres   Strait Islander services, item 81315
 
substitute
81315
Exercise physiology health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible exercise physiologist if:
 
 
[11]       Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres 
              Strait Islander services, item 81320
 
substitute
81320
Dietetics health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible dietitian if:
 
 
[12]     Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services, item 81325
 
substitute
81325
Mental health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible mental health worker if:
 
 
[13]     Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres   Strait Islander services, item 81330
 
substitute
81330
Occupational therapy health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible occupational therapist if:
 
 
[14]     Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services, item 81335
 
substitute
81335
Physiotherapy health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible physiotherapist if:
 
 
[15]       Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres   Strait Islander services, item 81340
 
substitute
81340
Podiatry health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible podiatrist if:
 
 
[16]       Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres   Strait Islander services, item 81345
 
substitute
81345
Chiropractic health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible chiropractor if:
 
 
[17]       Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres   Strait Islander services, item 81350
 
substitute
81350
Osteopathy health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible osteopath if:
 
 
[18]       Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres  Strait Islander services, item 81355
 
substitute
81355
Psychology health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible psychologist if:
 
 
[19]       Schedule 2, Part 6, Services and fees – Aboriginal and Torres   Strait Islander services, item 81360
 
substitute
81360
Speech pathology health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible speech pathologist if:
 
 

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