PHI 65/11

This circular issued by the Private Health Insurance Branch contains information on Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2010 (No.7) - Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals

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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.
Provider No
0026970ACastle Hill HospitalCastle HillNSW
0657171TDandenong Eye Clinic & Day Surgery CentreDandenongVIC
0882891YDouble Bay Day Surgery, TheDouble BayNSW
0043880WFrankston Private Day SurgeryFrankstonVIC
0925691BHOCA @ MaterSouth BrisbaneQLD
0895551AHOCA @ WesleyAuchenflowerQLD
0057340XHOCA Gold CoastSouthportQLD
0017420WMogo Day SurgeryMogoNSW
0056080JNorth Brisbane Cancer CentreChermsideQLD
0923141FQueensland Eye HospitalSpring HillQLD
0747341XSydney IVF Day SurgerySydneyNSW
0026990XSydney IVF LiverpoolLiverpoolNSW
0893991TTarietta Day SurgeryCaulfield NorthVIC
0065780WWestern HospitalHenley BeachSA

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:
Provider No
Previous Address
Current Address
0035140JDiaverum Diamond Valley Dialysis Clinic25 Grimshaw Street, Greensborough VIC 308815 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
MDP 954
GPO Box 9848

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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