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9 September 2011
Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2010 (No.7) - Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
The Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No.7) (the Rules) have been registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) and take effect on 9 September 2011 (FRLI No. F2011L01842).
The changes to the Rules relate to Schedule 5 – Second Tier Default Benefits and are outlined below:
New Hospitals Added
The following hospitals have been added to Schedule 5 of the Rules. These hospitals will be eligible for Second Tier Default Benefits until 30 June 2013.
|0026970A||Castle Hill Hospital||Castle Hill||NSW|
|0657171T||Dandenong Eye Clinic & Day Surgery Centre||Dandenong||VIC|
|0882891Y||Double Bay Day Surgery, The||Double Bay||NSW|
|0043880W||Frankston Private Day Surgery||Frankston||VIC|
|0925691B||HOCA @ Mater||South Brisbane||QLD|
|0895551A||HOCA @ Wesley||Auchenflower||QLD|
|0057340X||HOCA Gold Coast||Southport||QLD|
|0017420W||Mogo Day Surgery||Mogo||NSW|
|0056080J||North Brisbane Cancer Centre||Chermside||QLD|
|0923141F||Queensland Eye Hospital||Spring Hill||QLD|
|0747341X||Sydney IVF Day Surgery||Sydney||NSW|
|0026990X||Sydney IVF Liverpool||Liverpool||NSW|
|0893991T||Tarietta Day Surgery||Caulfield North||VIC|
|0065780W||Western Hospital||Henley Beach||SA|
Hospital Address Change
Please note that the following hospital’s address has been changed on Schedule 5 to reflect its current State/Territory hospital licence:
|0035140J||Diaverum Diamond Valley Dialysis Clinic||25 Grimshaw Street, Greensborough VIC 3088||15 Grimshaw Street, Greensborough VIC 3088|
The Rules are available on the ComLaw website
Next Second Tier Advisory Committee Meeting
The next Second Tier Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Friday 25 November 2011.
The closing date for applications is Friday 4 November 2011.
Please note that applicants are required to submit nine stapled copies of their application and at least an original plus one covering letter to:
Second Tier Advisory Committee Secretariat
c/o Department of Health and Ageing
GPO Box 9848
CANBERRA ACT 2601.
Information which must be included in applications is outlined in the sample application located on the Australian Private Hospitals Association website
For further information please contact Ms Ann Mulholland on 02 6289 9833 or via email
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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