Second Reading Speeches

Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review Scheme No. 2) Bill 2023

Health and Aged Care
Originating house
House of Representatives
Parliament no

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Amends the

Health Insurance Act 1973
in relation to the Professional Services Review (PSR) Scheme by amending the requirements for qualification of committee members, clarifying that references to a practitioner include a practitioner who is not currently registered, clarifying the requirements for a person under review notifying a committee that they are unable to attend a hearing due to medical reasons, and enabling the Director to extend the 12-month review period in certain circumstances.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.

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