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Health Insurance Amendment (100% Medicare Rebate and Other Measures) Bill 2004
Schedule 1 100% Medicare benefit for certain services

   

Health Insurance Act 1973

1  After paragraph 10(2)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  in the case of a service to which paragraph (a) does not apply and that is prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph—an amount equal to 100% of the Schedule fee; or

2  After subsection 10(2)

Insert:

          (2A)  Without limiting the generality of regulations for the purposes of paragraph (2)(aa), the regulations may prescribe services for the purposes of that paragraph by identifying, in the table, the services concerned.

3  Application of amendments

The amendments made by this Schedule apply to professional services begun to be rendered on or after 1 January 2005.