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Health Insurance Amendment (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 to: enable the Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) benefit caps to apply where more than one Medicare service is performed on the same patient on the same occasion and is deemed to be ‘one professional service’; and enable the Chief Executive Medicare to determine the manner in which families confirm the composition of their family for Medicare Safety Net and EMSN purposes.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/12  
Second reading moved 27/06/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 15/08/12  
Second reading debate 16/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 16/08/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 16/08/12  
Third reading agreed to 16/08/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/08/12  
Second reading moved 20/08/12  
Second reading debate 22/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 22/08/12  
Third reading agreed to 22/08/12  
     
Finally passed both Houses 22/08/12  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 22/08/12  
     
Assent 12/09/12 Act no.: 123 of 2012
     

Text of bill

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes