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Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review and Other Matters) Bill 2002

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2002

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services

Review and Other Matters) Bill 2002

 

 

Schedule of the request by the Senate for an amendment

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Schedule 2, item 2, page 36 (after line 24), after subsection (2), insert:

          (2A)  A person is also a prescribed dental patient , in relation to a particular course of treatment, if:

                     (a)  before the person attained the age of 22 years, an approved medical practitioner or dental practitioner issued a certificate that states that the person is suffering from a cleft lip or a cleft palate condition; and

                     (b)  the person has attained the age of 28 years; and

                     (c)  before the person attained the age of 28 years, he or she received treatment for the condition; and

                     (d)  the Minister declares in writing that he or she is satisfied that:

                              (i)  because of exceptional circumstances, the person requires repair of previous reconstructive surgery in connection with the condition; and

                             (ii)  the person therefore needs to undergo that course of treatment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

18 November 2002