Health Insurance Amendment (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the
Health Insurance Act 1973
to: increase the general threshold of the Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) to $2000 from 1 January 2015; and enable the Chief Executive Medicare to determine the manner in which families are contacted to confirm their family composition for EMSN purposes.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Mar 2014
Second reading moved 26 Mar 2014
Second reading debate 23 Jun 2014
Referred to Federation Chamber 23 Jun 2014
Second reading agreed to 23 Jun 2014
Reported from Federation Chamber 23 Jun 2014
Third reading agreed to 23 Jun 2014
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Jun 2014
Second reading moved 24 Jun 2014
Second reading debate 26 Jun 2014
Second reading agreed to 26 Jun 2014
Third reading agreed to 26 Jun 2014
Finally passed both Houses 26 Jun 2014
Assent
  • Act no.: 78
  • Year: 2014
17 Jul 2014

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • 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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