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9 May 2011

Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2011 (NO. 3)

Changes to the Complying Product Rules

The Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2011 (No.3) (the Complying Product Amendment Rules) were registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) on 4 May 2011 (FRLI No: F2011L00693) and took effect on 5 May 2011.

An amendment made to Part 2, Subparagraph 8A(3)(a)(viii) increased the patient contribution payable by Nursing-Home Type Patients (NHTP) at public hospitals in Western Australia. The Western Australian NHTP contribution rate is now $49.20, which brings it in line with that of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria.

This amendment can be located in the Complying Product Amendment Rules on the ComLaw website.

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