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Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

Schedule 5 Pilot projects


Private Health Insurance Act 2007

1  At the end of Division 55


55-15   Pilot projects

             (1)  The principle of community rating in section 55-5 does not prevent a private health insurer from:

                     (a)  taking or failing to take any action; or

                     (b)  in making a decision, having regard or failing to have regard to any matter;

for the purposes of conducting a pilot project in accordance with the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules.

             (2)  The Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules may permit pilot projects of a kind specified in the Rules to be conducted by private health insurers in accordance with requirements specified in the Rules.




[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 15 May 2008

Senate on 16 June 2008 ]