10 Feb 2010
House of Representatives
Health and Ageing
Introduced with the Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010, the bill amends the
Health Insurance Act 1973 to authorise the Chief Executive Officer of Medicare to delegate functions to support the Healthcare Identifiers Service (HIS); and
Privacy Act 1988 to: provide that the HIS comes under the jurisdiction of the Privacy Commissioner; and make amendments consequential on the
Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Act 2009.