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Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Fairer Rules for General Treatments) Bill 2019

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
WILKIE, Andrew, MP


Amends the: Private Health Insurance Act 2007 and Private Health Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2015 to: prevent private health insurers from providing differential rebates for the same treatment provided under the same product in the same jurisdiction; enable the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority to intervene in the private health insurance market if private health insurers are inappropriately using information obtained from the Health Industry Claims and Payments Service to influence that market; and prevent private health funds from being both insurers and service providers of general health treatments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/11/19  
Second reading moved 25/11/19  
Removed from the Notice Paper in accordance with (SO 42) 01/09/20  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest