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  • Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003

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    Date
    12 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Bill 2002 and further to the package of bills implementing the framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998
    ,
    Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001
    ,
    Insurance Act 1973
    and
    Insurance Contracts Act 1984
    to: require medical defence organisations (MDOs) to provide data to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority; and prevent MDOs with discretionary liabilities from becoming authorised insurers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Bill 2004

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    Date
    13 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity Legislation Amendment (Run-off Cover Indemnity and Other Measures) Bill 2004, the bill imposes the run-off cover support payment as a levy on the premium income received by insurers for medical indemnity cover. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity Agreement (Financial Assistance—Binding Commonwealth Obligations) Bill 2002

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    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    The bill: appropriates funds out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for payments in accordance with an indemnity agreement between the Commonwealth and Australasian Medical Insurance Limited/United Medical Protection Limited; and confirms the Commonwealth’s commitments under the indemnity agreement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Amendment Bill 2003 and further to the package of bills implementing the framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill amends the
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    to implement the Exceptional Claims Scheme which will provide for the Commonwealth to assume liability for damages payable against a medical practitioner that exceed the practitioner’s insurance contract limit. Also makes changes to the administration of the medical indemnity contributions; and contains savings and transitional provisions and a power to make transitional regulations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    19 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Amendment Bill 2004, the bill amends the:
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    to: replace the Incurred But Not Reported (IBNR) Claims Contribution with the United Medical Protection (UMP) support payment; implement the Premium Support Scheme in place of the Medical Indemnity Subsidy Scheme; and clarify the definition of health care related vocation; and
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Health Insurance Commission Act 1973
    ,
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    and
    National Health Act 1953
    to make consequential amendments renaming the IBNR contribution as the UMP support payment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity Bill 2002

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    Date
    13 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills to implement a framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill: implements the IBNR (incurred but not reported) indemnity scheme and the high cost claims scheme which provide for Commonwealth assistance in relation to certain liabilities of medical defence organisations and medical indemnity insurers; and introduces premium subsidies to assist medical practitioners in meeting the cost of indemnity coverage. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity Legislation Amendment (Run-off Cover Indemnity and Other Measures) Bill 2004

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    Date
    13 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Bill 2004, the bill amends the:
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    ,
    Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Act 2003
    ,
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Health Insurance Commission Act 1973
    and
    National Health Act 1953
    to introduce a run-off cover indemnity scheme to cover the cost of medical indemnity claims against eligible practitioners after they have retired or are not participating in the private medical workforce, which will be funded by a levy on medical indemnity insurers (the run-off cover support payment); and the
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    to enable a claims protocol to be determined to cover the payment of expenses arising from incurred but not reported indemnity scheme claims. Also repeals the
    Medical Indemnity (Enhanced UMP Indemnity) Contribution Act 2002
    and makes minor amendments to the
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    ,
    Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Act 2003
    and the Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Regulations 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medicare Levy Amendment (CPI Indexation) Bill (No. 1) 2001

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    Date
    07 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medicare Levy Amendment (CPI Indexation) Bill 2000

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    Date
    09 Dec 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medicare Levy Amendment (Defence—East Timor Levy) Bill 2000

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    Date
    17 Feb 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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