Second Reading Speeches

Health Insurance Amendment (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Health Insurance Act 1973
to: increase the general threshold of the Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) to $2000 from 1 January 2015; and enable the Chief Executive Medicare to determine the manner in which families are contacted to confirm their family composition for EMSN purposes.