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Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Medical Device and Human Tissue Product List and Cost Recovery) Bill 2022

Health and Aged Care
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House of Representatives
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Introduced with the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses Application and Listing Fees) Amendment (Cost Recovery) Bill 2022 and Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Amendment (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022, the bill amends the

Private Health Insurance Act 2007
to: align relevant definitions of medical devices and human tissue products with the
Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
; rename the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (No. 3) 2022 as the Private Health Insurance (Medical Devices and Human Tissue Products) Rules; and enable the minister to establish fee for service cost recovery arrangements. Also makes consequential amendments to the
Private Health Insurance (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2007

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