- 26 Mar 2014
- House of Representatives
- Amends the:
Dental Benefits Act 2008 and
Health Insurance Act 1973 to apply the Professional Services Review Scheme to dental services provided under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule;
Health Insurance Act 1973 to require the Chief Executive Medicare (CEM) to waive certain debts incurred by dentists in relation to the Chronic Disease Dental Scheme (CDDS); and
Dental Benefits Act 2008 to: enable the CEM or their delegate to obtain certain documents from dentists to substantiate the payments of benefits under the CDBS; delegate ministerial functions and powers; amend the definition of ‘dental practitioner’; enable the disclosure of certain protected information; and make a technical amendment.