2011 Private Health Insurance (PHI) Circulars

Private Health Insurance Circulars Issued since 1 January 2011

Page last updated: 20 December 2011

September

29th - PHI 72/11 Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules – Pilot Projects
29th - PHI 71/11 Closure of Private Hospital Information
29th - PHI 70/11 Private Health Insurance (Benefit requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No.9) - Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
22nd - PHI 69/11 Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 4A) and Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 8)
15th - PHI 68/11 Hospital Information
13th - PHI 67/11 Accrediation of Podiatric Surgeons (Section 3AAA of the Health Insurance Act 1973)
12th - PHI 66/11 Amendment to the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules 2011 (No.2)
9th - PHI 65/11 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2010 (No.7) - Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
8th - PHI 64/11 Hospital Information
8th - PHI 63/11 New Version of Check-It 2 Released
5th- PHI 62/11 Private Health Insurer Code Changes

August

25th - PHI 61/11 Hospital Information
19th PHI 60/11 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (NO.6) – Changes to Second tier Eligible Private Hospital Facilities.
18th - PHI 59/11 Amendment to the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules 2011 (No. 2)
11th - PHI 58/11 HTA progress update
8th - PHI 57/11 August 2011 Prostheses List
8th - PHI 56/11 Private Health Insurers' Second Tier Default Benefit Rates Annual Audit
1st - PHI 55/11 New Overseas Student Health Cover Deed of Agreement

July

27th - PHI 54/11 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)
27th - PHI 53/11 Private Patient's Hospital Charter Factsheet
13th - PHI 52/11 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (NO.5) – Changes to second Tier Eligible Private Hospital Facilities
13th - PHI 51/11 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 5)
8th - PHI 50/11 August 2011 Prostheses List
1st - PHI 49/11 Private Health Insurance (Benefit requirements) Amendment Rules 2010 (No. 4) - Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
1st - PHI 48/11 Amendment to Circular 46/11

June

30th - PHI 47/11 Prostheses List Arrangements Update
28th - PHI 46/11 Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2011 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 1)
28th - PHI 45/11 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 3) and the Private Health Insurance (Complying Products) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 4)
27th - PHI 44/11 Private Health Insurers' Second Tier Default Benefit Rates Annual Audit
27th - PHI 43/11 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No3) - Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
22nd - PHI 42/11 Release of Final Data Specifications for HCP and PHDB 2011-12 Data Collections
22nd - PHI 41/11 Private Health Insurer Code Change
22nd - PHI 40/11 Benefits Payable for Podiatric Surgery Performed in Hospitals and by Accredited Podiatrists
20th - PHI 39/11 Australia Day Hospital Association Conference
3rd - PHI 38/11 Private Hospital Data Bureau Annual Report

May

30th - PHI 37/11 - Hospital Information
30th - PHI 36/11 - Hospital Information
23th - PHI 35/11 - Hospital Information
10th - PHI 34/11 - Hospital Casemix Protocol (HCP) Annual Report
9th - PHI 33/11 - Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2011 (NO. 3)
9th - PHI 32/11 - Lifetime Health Cover Direct Mailout - Amendments
6th - PHI 31/11 - Lifetime Health Cover Direct Mailout

April

29th - PHI 30/11 - Private Health Insurer Code Changes
15th - PHI 29/11 - Private Day Hospital Information
13th - PHI 28/11 - Medicare Levy Surcharge Thresholds for 2011-12
7th - PHI 27/11 - Review of Health Technology Assessment in Australia: April 2011 Update on Implementation of Recommendations 12B-E
6th - PHI 26/11 - Second Tier Default Benefits
5th - PHI 25/11 - Hospital Information
4th - PHI 24/11 - Hospital Information

March

31st- PHI 23/11 - Second Tier Renewal Reminder
29th - PHI 22/11 - Hospital Information
29th - PHI 21/11 - Hospital Information
25th - PHI 20/11 - Hospital Information
22nd - PHI 19/11 - Waiting Periods in Relation to Benefits for Obstetric Treatment
18th - PHI 18/11 - Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 2) and Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No.2)
4th - PHI 17/11- Introduction of new Private Patient’s Hospital Charter Factsheet

February

18th - PHI 16/11 - Hospital Information
17th - PHI 15/11 - Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 1)
15th - PHI 14/11 - Prostheses List Application Workshops 2011
14th - PHI 13/11 - Private Health Insurance Branch Changes
11th - PHI 12/11 - Amendment to the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules 2011 (No. 1)
4th - PHI 11/11 - February 2011 Prostheses List
3rd - PHI 10/11 - Hospital Information
1st - PHI 09/11 - Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 1) and Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 1)

January

28th - PHI 08/11 - Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2010 (No.9) and 2011 (No.1) – New Hospitals added to the list of facilities eligible for Second Tier Default Benefits
24th - PHI 07/11 - Hospital Information
21st - PHI 06/11- Private Health Insurer Code Changes
14th - PHI 05/11 - Ex gratia payments for people affected by floods
12th PHI 04/11 Hospital Information
5th - PHI 03/11 - Private Health Insurance Premium Round - Outline of Premium Approval Process
4th PHI 02/11 Hospital Information
4th PHI 01/11 Hospital Information