Health Insurance Amendment (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Health Insurance Act 1973
  to: enable the Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) benefit caps to apply where more than one Medicare service is performed on the same patient on the same occasion and is deemed to be ‘one professional service’; and enable the Chief Executive Medicare to determine the manner in which families confirm the composition of their family for Medicare Safety Net and EMSN purposes. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 Jun 2012Introduced and read a first time
27 Jun 2012Second reading moved
15 Aug 2012Referred to Federation Chamber
16 Aug 2012Second reading debate
16 Aug 2012Second reading agreed to
16 Aug 2012Reported from Federation Chamber
16 Aug 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
20 Aug 2012Introduced and read a first time
20 Aug 2012Second reading moved
22 Aug 2012Second reading debate
22 Aug 2012Second reading agreed to
22 Aug 2012Third reading agreed to


22 Aug 2012Finally passed both Houses
House of Representatives
22 Aug 2012Message from Senate reported


12 Sep 2012Assent

Act no.: 123

Year: 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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