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22 December 2011
Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 - Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
The Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No.10) (the Rules) have been registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) and take effect on 20 December 2011 (FRLI No. F2011L02731).
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.
|0044000L||Imaging@Olympic Park ||AAMI Park, Suite 2, 60 Olympic Boulevard, MELBOURNE VIC 3000|
|0837861A||Lambton Road Day Surgery||163 Lambton Road, BROADMEADOW NSW 2292|
|0057170Y||Marie Stopes International Bowen Hills||8 Campbell Street, BOWEN HILLS QLD 4006|
|0097020T||Marie Stopes International Canberra||Level 1 Moore & Alinga Streets, CANBERRA CITY ACT 2601|
|0043490J||Marie Stopes International East St Kilda||338 Dandenong Road, EAST ST KILDA VIC 3182|
|0077050X||Marie Stopes International Midland Centre||8 Sayer Street, MIDLAND WA 6056|
|0057300F||Marie Stopes International Rockhampton||123 Bolsover Street, ROCKHAMPTON QLD 4700|
|0057280T||Marie Stopes International Salisbury||11 Hayling Street, SALISBURY QLD 4107|
|0656421Y||Marie Stopes International Southport||34 Cougal Street, SOUTHPORT QLD 4215|
|0057160A||Marie Stopes International Townsville||26 Mcilwraith Street, TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810|
|0834361A||Skin and Cancer Foundation (Westmead) Day Procedure Centre||7 Ashley Lane, WESTMEAD NSW 2145|
|0087010K||Steele Street Clinic||166 Steele Street, DEVONPORT TAS 7310|
|0657961H||Westmed Centre||27 Railway Parade, WESTMEAD NSW 2145|
Hospital Address Change
The following hospital’s address has been changed on Schedule 5 to reflect its current State/Territory hospital licence:
|Provider No||Name||Previous Address||Current Address|
|0015930K||South Pacific Private Hospital||18 Beach Street, CURL CURL NSW 2096||24 Beach Street, CURL CURL NSW 2096|
The following hospital has been removed from Schedule 5 as it closed on 30 September 2011:
|0836091L||Terrace West Endoscopy Centre||18 Limestone Street, IPSWICH QLD 4305|
The Rules are available on the ComLaw website at:
Next Second Tier Advisory Committee Meeting
The next Second Tier Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Friday 24 February 2012.
The closing date for applications is Friday 3 February 2012.
Please note that applicants are required to submit nine copies of their applications to:
Second Tier Advisory Committee Secretariat
c/o Department of Health and Ageing
GPO Box 9848
CANBERRA ACT 2601
Applicants should also provide at least two copies of a covering letter which contains contact details of the person responsible for the application, including name, position title, phone number and postal address.
Information which must be included in applications is outlined in the sample application located on the Australian Private Hospitals Association website at:
For further information please contact Ms Ann Mulholland on 02 6289 9833 or email email@example.com
Accurate and Up-to-date Declared Hospital Details
Please note that a hospital declaration is a legal instrument and it is important that information pertaining to declared hospitals is accurately reflected. In accordance with Private Health Insurance Circular PHI 76/11 of 17 October 2011, declared facilities need to notify the Department of Health and Ageing in the event of any of the following circumstances:
• name/ownership changes
• address changes
Any notifications/queries in this regard should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Change of Address – Mail Drop Point
Following a recent relocation, the Mail Drop Point (MDP) for the Private Health Insurance Branch has changed from MDP 954 to MDP 853.
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.
Changing your e-mail address? No longer want circulars? Please email Private Health Insurance Branch
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