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Health Insurance (Dental Services) Bill 2012 [No. 2]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
BUSHBY, Sen David

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

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21/03/12  
Second reading moved 21/03/12  
Second reading debate 21/06/12  
Second reading debate 23/08/12  
Second reading negatived 23/08/12  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (22/03/2012): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/05/2012)
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