Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review and Other Matters) Bill 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Health Insurance Act 1973
  to: clarify the intended operation of the Professional Services Review (PSR) Scheme and address certain issues identified by the Federal Court; validate investigative and adjudicative referrals currently under consideration by PSR committees to the extent that the matters referred relate to particular specified conduct or services; amend the age of access to services under the Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Scheme; remove redundant definitions relating to health care and pensioner concession cards; and
Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review) Act 1999
  to clarify the transitional provisions in that Act relating to production of documents and obtaining information. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 Jun 2002Introduced and read a first time
27 Jun 2002Second reading moved
23 Oct 2002Second reading agreed to
23 Oct 2002Third reading agreed to
Senate
11 Nov 2002Introduced and read a first time
11 Nov 2002Second reading moved
18 Nov 2002Second reading agreed to
18 Nov 2002Committee of the Whole debate

Requests details: 1 Opposition agreed to
House of Representatives
03 Dec 2002Consideration of Senate message

Details: House made amendment requested by the Senate
Senate
05 Dec 2002Third reading agreed to


18 Dec 2002Assent

Act no.: 130

Year: 2002

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Explanatory memoranda

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

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