Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2007 (No. 3)

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Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2007 (No. 3)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2007 No. 59
I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Dated 29 March 2007
P. M. JEFFERY
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
TONY ABBOTT
Minister for Health and Ageing
1              Name of Regulations
                These Regulations are the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2007 (No. 3).
2              Commencement
                These Regulations commence:
                 (a)     if they are registered before the Private Health Insurance Act 2007 commences — on the commencement of that Act; or
                (b)     if they are registered after that Act commences — on the day after they are registered.
3              Amendment of Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2006
                Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2006.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(regulation 3)
  
[1]           Schedule 1, Part 2, subrule 3 (1), definition of approved day hospital facility
omit
[2]           Schedule 1, Part 2, rule 5
omit
hospital or approved day hospital facility.
insert
hospital.
[3]           Schedule 1, Part 2, subrule 12AA (9)
omit
hospital or day
[4]           Schedule 1, Part 2, paragraphs 44 (1) (b), (2) (c) and (2B) (b) and 45 (1) (b)
omit
or approved day hospital facility,
[5]           Schedule 1, Part 2, paragraph 45 (1A) (b)
substitute
               (b)    is a person who:
                          (i)    is not an in‑patient of a hospital or a care recipient in a residential aged care facility; or
                         (ii)    being an in‑patient of a hospital, is a private patient of that hospital.
[6]           Schedule 1, Part 2, paragraph 45 (2) (b)
omit
hospital or approved day hospital facility; and
insert
hospital; and
[7]           Schedule 1, Part 2, paragraph 45 (2A) (c)
substitute
                (c)    is a person who:
                          (i)    is not an in‑patient of a hospital or a care recipient in a residential aged care facility; or
                         (ii)    being an in‑patient of a hospital, is a private patient of that hospital.
[8]           Schedule 1, Part 2, paragraph 45 (3) (c)
omit
hospital or approved day hospital facility.
insert
hospital.
[9]           Schedule 1, Part 2, rule 55
omit
hospital or approved day hospital facility.
insert
hospital.
[10]         Schedule 1, Part 2, paragraph 58C (1) (b)
substitute
               (b)    the attendance is on a patient who:
                          (i)    is an admitted patient of a hospital; and
                         (ii)    is not a care recipient in a residential aged care facility; and
                         (iii)    is being provided with 1 of the following types of specialist care:
                                   (A)     geriatric evaluation and management;
                                   (B)     rehabilitation care.
[11]         Schedule 1, Part 2, rule 59
substitute
59            Meaning of living in a community setting in item 900
                For item 900, a patient is living in a community setting if the patient is not an in‑patient of a hospital or a care recipient in a residential aged care facility.
[12]         Schedule 1, Part 3, item 708
omit
hospital, approved day hospital facility
insert
hospital
[13]         Schedule 1, Part 3, items 10990, 10991 and 10992, paragraph (c)
substitute
 
 
   (c)  the person is not an admitted patient of a hospital; and
 
[14]         Schedule 1, Part 3, item 52055
omit
hospital or day hospital facility,
insert
hospital,
[15]         Further amendments
         (1)   The following items of Part 3 of Schedule 1 are amended by omitting ‘or approved day hospital facility’:
 
10988
10989
10993
10994
10995
10996

10998
10999
20680
21130
21160
21200

21220
21340
21380
21390
21420
21490

21620
21680
21682
21730
21820
21860

30210
32145
32175
34530
34539
35627

35630
35646
39135
39136
45019
45020

45027
45625
45823
46486
46489
46516

47381
47385
47390
47426
47447
47456

47459
47696
47906
47927
47948
48600

50348
50390
52097
52106
52135
 

         (2)   The following items of Part 3 of Schedule 1 are amended by omitting ‘hospital or approved day hospital facility,’ and inserting ‘hospital,’:
 
30187
30189
30219
31551
32212
45506

45512
45515
45518
45851
46525
48603

50115
50309
50330
52102
53206
 

 
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.
 

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