Health Insurance Amendment (Compliance) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Health Insurance Act 1973
to: enable the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Medicare Australia to require certain documents to be produced by a medical practitioner during a compliance audit; and provide that a practitioner unable to substantiate an amount paid for a service may be liable to pay a penalty.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Sep 2009
Second reading moved 17 Sep 2009
Referred to Main Committee 21 Oct 2009
Second reading debate 26 Oct 2009
Second reading agreed to 27 Oct 2009
Third reading agreed to 16 Nov 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Nov 2009
Second reading moved 17 Nov 2009
Second reading debate 23 Nov 2009
Second reading agreed to 23 Nov 2009
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 8 Opposition (1 as amended) and 2 Opposition/Family First Party/Independent (Xenophon) agreed to
23 Nov 2009
Third reading agreed to 23 Nov 2009
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments 2 to 9 and disagreed to Senate amendments 1 and 10
24 Nov 2009
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate insisted on its amendments nos 1 and 10
26 Nov 2009
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 26 Nov 2009
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House insisted on disagreeing to amendments 1 and 10, and made an amendment
24 Feb 2010
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 25 Feb 2010
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28 Sep 2010

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Senate

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • 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.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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