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27 July 2011
Release of Revised Data Specification for HCP and PHDB 2011-12 Data Collections and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 2)
This circular releases the revised specifications for Hospital Casemix Protocol (HCP) and Private Hospital Data Bureau (PHDB) data collections.
These changes will not effect the CheckIt2 data validation program.
The data specifications can be found on the Department’s website
This circular also advises that the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules
have been amended to reflect the revised HCP and PHDB data specifications for the 2011-12 data collection period. The Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 2)
(the Amendment Rules) were registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) on 20 July 2011 (FRLI No. F2011L01516) and commenced on 21 July 2011.
The Amendment Rules change the date which the HCP and PHDB data specifications were approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Private Health Insurance Branch to 15 July 2011 to reflect the revised documents.
The Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 2) can be found on ComLaw website
Any questions relating to the final data specifications should be sent to Hospital Casemix Protocol
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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