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Private Health Insurance Amendment (Income Thresholds) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Passed Both Houses
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the Private Health Insurance Act 2007 to: continue the pause on the indexation of private health insurance income thresholds used in determining the tier for the private health insurance rebate and the Medicare levy surcharge for a further two years; and adjust the formula for recommencement of indexation at the current income thresholds from 1 July 2023.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 May 2021
Second reading moved 12 May 2021
Second reading debate 27 May 2021
Second reading debate 01 Jun 2021
Second reading agreed to 01 Jun 2021
Third reading agreed to 01 Jun 2021
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Jun 2021
Second reading moved 15 Jun 2021
Second reading debate 17 Jun 2021
Second reading agreed to 17 Jun 2021
Third reading agreed to 17 Jun 2021
Finally passed both Houses 17 Jun 2021

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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