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Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Dental Services) Bill 2007


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

Summary

Amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 to: enable eligible patients to access up to $4,250 in dental benefits over two consecutive calendar years; and introduce new dental items on the Medicare Benefits Schedule.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/08/07  
Second reading moved 16/08/07  
Second reading agreed to 19/09/07  
Third reading agreed to 19/09/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/09/07  
Second reading moved 19/09/07  
Second reading agreed to 20/09/07  
Third reading agreed to 20/09/07  
     
Assent 28/09/07 Act no.: 181 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 5378]
ALLISON, Lyn

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)