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
Introduced and read a first time 27 Jun 2012
Second reading moved 27 Jun 2012
Referred to Federation Chamber 15 Aug 2012
Second reading debate 16 Aug 2012
Second reading agreed to 16 Aug 2012
Reported from Federation Chamber 16 Aug 2012
Third reading agreed to 16 Aug 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20 Aug 2012
Second reading moved 20 Aug 2012
Second reading debate 22 Aug 2012
Second reading agreed to 22 Aug 2012
Third reading agreed to 22 Aug 2012
Finally passed both Houses 22 Aug 2012
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 22 Aug 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 123
  • Year: 2012
12 Sep 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of 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

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 the 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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