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Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2022

2022

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2022

 

No.      , 2022

 

(Health and Aged Care)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to health, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Professional services review scheme                                                   3

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                          3

Part 2—Review of certain debt-recovery decisions                                     20

Dental Benefits Act 2008                                                                                           20

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                        21

National Health Act 1953                                                                                          22

Part 3—Miscellaneous debt-recovery amendments                                     25

Dental Benefits Act 2008                                                                                           25

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                        27

National Health Act 1953                                                                                          31

Part 4—False or misleading information                                                           35

Dental Benefits Act 2008                                                                                           35

National Health Act 1953                                                                                          35

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to health, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare Compliance and Other Measures) Act 2022.

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.