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  • Health Insurance (Dental Services) Bill 2012 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BUSHBY, Sen David 
    Summary
    The bill: specifies actions the minister must take when a dental practitioner who has provided a dental service and claimed a Medicare benefit payment is required to repay the benefit because certain administrative processes have not been undertaken; and requires the minister to table a report in Parliament detailing the actions taken. Also amends the Health Insurance (Dental Services) Determination 2007 to allow for circumstances where a Medicare benefit can be paid where a written quotation was not provided prior to dental treatment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Insurance (Dental Services) Bill 2012

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    Date
    19 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    DUTTON, Peter, MP 
    Summary
    The bill: specifies actions the minister must take when a dental practitioner who has provided a dental service and claimed a Medicare benefit payment is required to repay the benefit because certain administrative processes have not been undertaken; and requires the minister to table a report in Parliament detailing the actions taken. Also amends the Health Insurance (Dental Services) Determination 2007 to allow for circumstances where a Medicare benefit can be paid where a written quotation was not provided prior to dental treatment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Home Insulation Program (Commission of Inquiry) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HUNT, Greg, MP 
    Summary
    Establishes the Commission of Inquiry into the Home Insulation Program and provides for: the functions and powers of the commission; offences relating to the giving of evidence before the commission; matters relating to the operation of the commission; and the commission to present its findings and any recommendations by 1 November 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    In response to recommendations of the 2007
    Review of the Professional Services Review Scheme - Report of the Steering Committee
    and issues raised by
    Daniel v Health Insurance Commission
    [2003] FCA 772, the bill amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 in relation to the administration of the Professional Services Review Scheme and the Medicare Participation Review Committee. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010, the bill amends the:
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    to: include the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission as an ex officio member of the Administrative Review Council (ARC); and increase the quorum of the ARC from four to five members; and
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to require explanatory statements for disallowable legislative instruments to contain a statement of compatibility. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010, the bill: establishes the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; provides for the powers, proceedings and functions of the committee; introduces a requirement for statements of compatibility to be prepared for all bills and disallowable legislative instruments; and contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Insurance Amendment (Pathology Requests) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to allow patients to take a pathology request to an approved pathology practitioner or authority of their choice. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (FEE-HELP Loan Fee) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to increase the loan fee for FEE-HELP for fee paying undergraduate students to 25 per cent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Insurance Amendment (Revival of Table Items) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CORMANN, Sen Mathias;FIELDING, Sen Steve;XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to provide that if an item in the general medical services table is disallowed under the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    , the corresponding item in the previous regulations is taken to apply from the time of disallowance. 

    Bill

  • Health Insurance Amendment (Compliance) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    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. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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