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Health Insurance (Dental Services) Bill 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
DUTTON, Peter, MP

Summary

The bill: specifies actions the minister must take when a dental practitioner who has provided a dental service and claimed a Medicare benefit payment is required to repay the benefit because certain administrative processes have not been undertaken; and requires the minister to table a report in Parliament detailing the actions taken. Also amends the Health Insurance (Dental Services) Determination 2007 to allow for circumstances where a Medicare benefit can be paid where a written quotation was not provided prior to dental treatment.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 21/05/12  
Second reading moved 21/05/12  
Second reading debate 21/05/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 31/05/12  
Second reading debate 31/05/12  
Second reading negatived 31/05/12  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes