PHI 46/11

This circular issued by the Private Health Insurance Branch contains information on Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2011 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 1)

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28 June 2011

Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2011 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 1)

This circular is to advise that the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2011 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 1) have been registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) on 20 June 2011 (FRLI no: F2011L01079 and F2011L01075 respectively) and will commence on 1 July 2011.

These rules revoke and remake the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2010 and amend the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2010.

This circular should be read in conjunction with PHI Circular 42/11.

Changes to the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules:

The dates of the GT-Dental, HCP1 and HCP2 documents, which were approved by the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Private Health Insurance Branch, have been updated to 8 March 2011 to reflect the current documents.

The Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2011 can be found on the ComLaw website.

Changes to the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules:

The dates of the HCP and PHDB documents, which were approved by the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Private Health Insurance Branch, have been updated to 8 March 2011 to reflect the current documents.

The Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 1) can be found on the ComLaw website.

The changes made to the GT-Dental, HCP1, HCP2, HCP and PHDB specifications are minor. For more information about the changes, please see PHI Circular 42/11.

The following documents can be found on the Department’s website.
  • GT-Dental Data from Insurers to the Department
  • HCP1 Data from Insurers to the Department
  • HCP2 Data from Insurers to the Department
  • HCP Data from Hospitals to Insurers
  • PHDB Data from Private Hospitals to the Department
If you require further information please telephone: (02) 6289 9853/24 hr answering machine or email the enquiry to Private Health Insurance Branch

For more information visit 2011 Private Health Insurance (PHI) Circulars.

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