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Second Reading Speeches

Health Insurance Amendment (Compliance) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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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.