2007 Private Health Insurance (PHI) Circulars

Private health insurance circulars issued since 1 January 2007.

Page last updated: 11 July 2014

If you require a copy of any of the circulars below, please send an email through to Private Health.

December

20th - PHI 82/07 - Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amending Rules 2007 (No.5)
17th - PHI 81/07 - July 2008 Prostheses List Cycle
14th - PHI 80/07 - Declaration of Hospital
ls under Subsection 121-5(6) of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007
14th - PHI 79/07 - Amendments to the December 2007 Prostheses List
14th - PHI 78/07 - 2007 Private Health Insurance Complaints Levy
11th - PHI 77/07 - December 2007 Prostheses List
4th - PHI 76/07 - New Public Prostheses Database

November

29th - PHI 75/07 - December 2007 Prostheses List
28th - PHI 74/07 - Hospital Casemix Protocol Data Collection 2008-09
23rd - PHI 73/07 - Registration of Private Health Insurance Rules
19th - PHI 72/07 - Increase in Patient Contribution for Nursing Home Type Patients in Western Australia
13th - PHI 71/07 - New Arrangements for Compliance under Sections 96-5 abd 96-10 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007
13th - PHI 70/07 - Correction to PHI Circular 67/07 and new facility for private health insurance purposes in New South Wales
5th - PHI 69/07 - July 2008 Prostheses List - Application and Benefit Negotiation Workshops
2nd - PHI 68/07 - July 2008 Prostheses List - Application Forms
1st - 67/07 - Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2007

October

26th - PHI 66/07 - Nursing Home Type Patients in South Australia
22nd - PHI 65/07 - New Hospitals under the Private Healh Insurance Act 2007
17th - PHI 64/07 - Amendment to Rules relating to regulation of Restricted Access Insurers
15th - PHI 63/07 Tabling of report on Prostheses Listing Arrangement
8th - PHI 62/07 A new ASCII text file of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS)
5th - PHI 61/07 - The Health Legislation Amendment Act 2007 makes the following changes to the Private Health Insurance Act 2007
2nd - PHI 60/07 - not issued

September

21st - PHI 59/07 - Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2007 (No.3)
11th - PHI 58/07 - Changes in staffing and functions of the Private Health Insurance Branch
10th - PHI 57/07 - Discussion paper, Preliminary Conclusions of Review of Prostheses List Arrangements
10th - PHI 56/07 - General hospital information
1st - PHI 55/07 - Amendment to Rules relating to discounting, broker's commissions and promotional offers.

August

29th - PHI 54/07 - Accreditation of podiatric surgeons (Section 3AAA of the Health Insurance Act 1973)
21st - PHI 53/07 - Administrative Arrangements for Second-Tier Default Benefits
17th - PHI 52/07 - New private hospital - Victoria & Review of Neo-natal Facilities in NSW, WA & Qld
3rd - PHI 51/07 - Promotional offers by health insurers
2nd - PHI 50/07 - Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) amendment rules 2007 (No. 3)

July

19th - PHI 49/07 - Appointment of the Chair of the Prostheses List Review
19th - PHI 48/07 - Guidelines for determining benefits for health insurance purposes for private patient hospital based mental health care
19th - PHI 47/07 - Corporate Products Review - Clarification
16th - PHI 46/07 - More Health Insurance Choice, Outcomes from the Private Health Insurance Corporate Products Review
16th - PHI 45/07 - Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules (No.1) 2007 (No.2)
11th - PHI 43/07 - Consultation forums on the quality assurance requirements for privately insured services: Cancellation of Hobart Forum
6th - PHI 44/07 - General hospital information
6th - PHI 42/07 - Prostheses List Review
5th - PHI 41/07 - Consultation forums on the quality assurance requirements for privately insured services: Adelaide and Perth dates rescheduled
2nd - PHI 40/07 - Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules (No.2)

June

29th - PHI 39/07 - General hospital information, Second Tier Advisory Committee Meeting and the Australian Day Hospital Association Conference
27th - PHI 38/07 - Consultation forums on Quality Assurance requirements for privately insured services
21st - PHI 37/07 - Re-registration of private health insurers
15th - PHI 36/07 - Amendments to the June 2007 Prostheses List
15th - PHI 35/07 - General hospital information
13th - PHI 34/07 - Amendment to Clause 50 of the 2003-08 Australian Health Care Agreements
6th - PHI 33/07 - General hospital information

May

31st - PHI 32/07 - Amendments to the June 2007 Prostheses List
30th - PHI 31/07 - Quality Assurance Requirements for Privately Assured Services
28th - PHI 30/07 - Prostheses List Application and Benefit Negotiation workshops May 2007
23rd - PHI 29/07 - Lifetime Health Cover (LHC) provisions
18th - PHI 28/07 - June 2007 Prostheses List
18th - PHI - 27/07 - General information
15th - PHI 26/07 - November 2007 Prostheses List - application forms
11th - PHI 25/07 - Compliance under Sections 96-5 and 96-10 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007
8th - PHI 24/07 - Informed Financial Consent Consumer Surveys
1st - PHI 23/07 - Private health insurance (Benefit requirements) amendment rules 2007 (No.1)

April

16th - PHI 22/07 - General private health insurance information
10th - PHI 21/07 - Private Health Insurance - Funeral Benefits
10th - PHI 20/07 - Commencement of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007
5th - PHI 19/07 - General hospital information

March

30th - PHI 18/07 - Private Health Insurance Consumer Information Website. - This Circular was removed on 22/12/08. If you would like a copy please send an email to Private Health
28th - PHI 17/07 - Approval Of Outreach Services
27th - PHI 16/07 - Overseas Visitors Health Cover Transitional Arrangements
20th - PHI 15/07 - Changes to the Default Benefit Table
14th - PHI 14/07 - Review of neo-natal facilities - New South Wales (NSW)
7th - PHI 13/07 - Day hospital faciltiy name change - Queensland
5th - PHI 12/07 - National Health Amendment Regulations 2007 (No1): Overseas apprentice health cover

February

27th - PHI 11/07 - General hospital information
22nd - PHI 10/07 - Additional Guide to the Private Health Insurance Rules
20th - PHI 09/07 - General hospital information
16th - PHI 08/07 - Private Health Insurance Bill 2007 - Prostheses cost recovery
6th - PHI 07/07 - Changes to private health insurance information sessions, February 2007
6th - PHI 06/07 - Clarification to the Guide to the Private Health Insurance Rules

January

31st - PHI 05/07 - Guide to the Private Health Insurance Rules
29th - PHI 04/07 - General hospital information for Queensland
22nd - PHI 03/07 - Approval for Second Tier Default benefits
22nd - PHI 02/07 - Approval of Outreach Services (Section 5D of the National Health Act 1953)
18th - PHI 01/07 - Announcement concerning Mr John Powley, Private Health Insurance Ombudsman
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