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Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Safety-nets) Bill 2005

Schedule 1 Extended medicare safety-net amounts

   

Health Insurance Act 1973

1  Subsection 8(1A) (definition of concessional safety-net amount )

Omit “$300”, substitute “$500”.

2  Subsection 8(1A) (definition of extended general safety-net amount )

Omit “$700”, substitute “$1,000”.

3  Subsection 8(1A) (definition of FTB(A) safety-net amount )

Omit “$300”, substitute “$500”.

4  Subsection 10A(1) (paragraph (d) of the definition of year )

Omit “2005”, substitute “2007”.

5  Application of amendments

The amendments made by items 1 to 4 apply in relation to medical expenses incurred in the year starting on 1 January 2006 and later years.