PHI 52/11

This circular issued by the Private Health Insurance Branch contains information on Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (NO.5) – Changes to second Tier Eligible Private Hospital Facilities

Page last updated: 13 July 2011

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13 July 2011

Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (NO.5) – Changes to second Tier Eligible Private Hospital Facilities

Please note that the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No.5) (the Rules) have been registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) and take effect on 13 July 2011 (FRLI No: F2011L01475).

Changes to the Rules relating to Schedule 5 – Second Tier Default Benefits are outlined below.

Schedule 5 - Additions

The following private hospital facilities have been added to Schedule 5 of the Rules. These facilities will be eligible for Second Tier Default Benefits until 1 July 2013.

Provider IDNameAddress
0017400YCharlestown Private HospitalLevel 3, 250 Pacific Highway, CHARLESTOWN NSW 2290
0658121WKingsgrove Day HospitalLevel 1, 322 Kingsgrove Road, KINGSGROVE NSW 2208
0017340WSydney IVF NorthwestLevel 1, Suite 101, 10 Norbrik Drive, BELLA VISTA NSW 2153

Schedule 5 - Continuations

On the advice of the Second Tier Advisory Committee, 43 private hospital facilities, which are already listed in Schedule 5 of the Rules, were confirmed as continuing to be eligible for Second Tier Default Benefits until 1 July 2013. These facilities are listed on Attachment A (PDF 19 KB).

The Rules are available on the ComLaw website at: http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2011L01475

For further information please contact Ms Ann Mulholland on 02 6289 9833.

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