Item 16525 in Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2007

Item 16525 in Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2007

13 November 2008

© Commonwealth of Australia 2008
ISBN 978-1-74229-010-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee (PDF 104KB)
 
Preface (PDF 82KB)
 
Recommendations (PDF 82KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 141KB)

Terms of reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Use of terms in evidence
Acknowledgment

 
Chapter 2 - The terms of item 16525 (PDF 291KB)

Introduction
The terms of item 16525
The basis on which payments of benefits are made
Item 16525 descriptors
Procedures under item 16525
Medicare claims under item 16525
Services to which item 16525 applies
Improving data reporting
The regulatory impact of the disallowance of item 16525
Potential impact of disallowance on private health insurance

 
Chapter 3 - Effects of disallowance of item 16525: evidence in support of disallowance of item 16525 (PDF 262KB)

Introduction
Terms of item 16525
The number of services
Effects of disallowing item 16525

 
Chapter 4 - Effects of disallowance of item 16525: evidence in support of continued funding (PDF 260KB)

Services provided under item 16525 in Part 3 of the Schedule
The effects of disallowing item 16525
Lack of clinical evidence to support disallowance of item 16525

 
Additional Comments - Senator Hanson-Young (PDF 102KB)
 
Additional Comments - Family First (PDF 132KB)
 
Appendix 1 - Submissions and additional information received (PDF 150KB)
 
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 135KB)

 

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Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Finance and Public Administration
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone:

+61 2 6277 3439

Fax:

+61 2 6277 5809

Email:

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