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  • 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

  • Health Insurance Amendment (New Zealand Overseas Trained Doctors) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to: enable certain New Zealand permanent resident and citizen doctors to provide professional services that attract Medicare benefits without being subject to a ten year waiting period (the ‘moratorium’ period); remove the requirement for overseas trained doctors to have both Australian permanent residency or citizenship and medical registration before the moratorium period commences; and provide for a 90 day period in which medical practitioners can appeal against a refusal for an exemption from the moratorium period. 

    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 (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Act 2007
    to: broaden the Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Scheme to require practices providing non-radiology services, or a combination of radiology and non-radiology services, to obtain accreditation; and provide transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (University College London) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to list University College London as an eligible provider to enable it to offer FEE-HELP assistance to eligible domestic students. 

    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

  • Healthcare Identifiers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010, the bill amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to authorise the Chief Executive Officer of Medicare to delegate functions to support the Healthcare Identifiers Service (HIS); and
    Privacy Act 1988
    to: provide that the HIS comes under the jurisdiction of the Privacy Commissioner; and make amendments consequential on the
    Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Healthcare Identifiers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010, the bill establishes the national e-health Healthcare Identifiers Service to provide that patients, healthcare providers and provider organisations can be consistently identified. 

    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 Practitioner Regulation (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Crimes Act 1914
    and
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to: make amendments consequential on the implementation of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Health Professions; and provide for transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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