Report

Health Insurance Amendment (Safety Net) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

23 November 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-323-1

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 88KB)

Referral
Objective of the Bill
Background to the Bill
Key features of the Bill
Consideration by committees
Conduct of the inquiry and acknowledgement

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 137KB)

Justification for the New Medicare Safety Net
New Medicare Safety Net Threshold
New Medicare Safety Net benefits cap
Committee view

Dissenting Report from the Australian Labor Party (PDF 38KB)

The case for change
The impact on patients needing ongoing access to psychiatrists
The impact on radiation oncology patients
The impact on patients accessing assisted reproductive technology services
Conclusion

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 13KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au