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Private Health Insurance Amendment (Income Thresholds) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the Private Health Insurance Act 2007 to: continue the pause on the indexation of private health insurance income thresholds used in determining the tier for the private health insurance rebate and the Medicare levy surcharge for a further two years; and adjust the formula for recommencement of indexation at the current income thresholds from 1 July 2023.

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 12/05/21  
Second reading moved 12/05/21  
Second reading debate 27/05/21  
Second reading debate 01/06/21  
Second reading agreed to 01/06/21  
Third reading agreed to 01/06/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/21  
Second reading moved 15/06/21  
Second reading debate 17/06/21  
Second reading agreed to 17/06/21  
Third reading agreed to 17/06/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 17/06/21  
Assent 24/06/21 Act no: 52 - Year: 2021
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

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)