2013 Private Health Insurance (PHI) Circulars

Private Health Insurance Circulars Issued since 1 January 2013

Page last updated: 20 December 2013

December

20th - PHI 87/13 The Review of Australian Government Rebate on Private Health Insurance for Natural Therapies
20th - PHI 86/13 Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
17th - PHI 85/13 New appointment to Private Health Insurance Branch
9th - PHI 84/13 Public Hospital Information Name Change - SA
5th - PHI 83/13 New Private Hospital Information
5th - PHI 82/13 New Private (Same-Day) Hospital Information

November

29th - PHI 81/13 Private Hospital Information Name and Address Change - ACT
29th - PHI 80/13 Private Hospital Information Name and Address Change – QLD
29th - PHI 79/13 Payment of the 2013 Private Health Insurance Complaint Levy
15th - PHI 78/13 Closure (Revoke) of Private Hospital Information
12th - PHI 77/13 New Private (same day) Hospital Information
12th - PHI 76/13 New Public Hospital Information
12th - PHI 75/13 New Declaration of Private (same day) Hospital Information
6th - PHI 74/13 New Private Hospital Information
1st - PHI 73/13 Amendment to the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011
1st - PHI 72/13 Amendment to the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules 2013 (No.1)

October

28th - PHI 71/13 Ex gratia payments for people affected by NSW bushfires
24th - PHI 70/13 Private Hospital Information - Additional Centre
24th - PHI 69/13 New Declaration of Private Hospital Information
23rd - PHI 68/13 Private (Same-Day) Hospital Name Change Information
23rd - PHI 67/13 Prostheses List - Review of Grouping and Benefit for Ligating Clips with Disposable Applier
21st - PHI 66/13 Amendment to the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules 2013 (No.1)
16th - PHI 65/13 New Public Hospital Information
16th - PHI 64/13 New Declaration of Private Hospital Information
9th - PHI 63/13 Private (same day) Hospital Information - Name Change
2nd - PHI 62/13 New Hospital Information
2nd - PHI 61/13 Closure (Revoke) of Public Hospital Information
1st - PHI 60/13 Changes to Second-Tier Eligible Hospitals
1st - PHI 59/13 Amendment to the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011

September

26th - PHI 58/13 Correction to the Private Health Insurance Circular 57/13 – Nursing Home Type Patient Contribution rates
20th - PHI 57/13 Nursing Home Type Patient Contribution Rates and Minimum Benefits as at 20 September 2013
3rd - PHI 56/13 New Private (Same Day) Hospital Information

August

16th - PHI 55/13 - August 2013 Prostheses List
8th - PHI 54/13 - Private Health Insurers’ Second Tier Default Benefit Rates Annual Audit
7th - PHI 53/13 Revoke of Private (Same Day) Hospital Information
7th - PHI 52/13 Revoke of Private (Overnight) Hospital Information
2nd - PHI 51/13 New Version (version 1.10.1.0) of Check-It 2 Released
1st - PHI 50/13 New Private (Same Day) Hospital Information

July

31st - PHI 49/13 New Private (Same Day) Hospital Information
31st - PHI 48/13 New Private (Same Day) Hospital Information
30th - PHI 47/13 Private Health Insurance Administration Council Member Re-appointments
25th - PHI 46/13 New Private (Same Day) Hospital Information
25th - PHI 45/13 Closure of Private Hospital Information
18th - PHI 44/13 Closure of Private (same day) Hospital Information
18th - PHI 43/13 Public Hospital Information - Name Change
18th - PHI 42/13 Revoke of Private (same day) Hospital Information
10th - PHI 41/13 New Private (Same Day) Hospital Information
10th - PHI 40/13 New Private (Same Day) Hospital Information
5th - PHI 39/13 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2013 (No. 3) Changes to the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011
4th - PHI 38/13 Private (Same-Day) Hospital Information - Name and Address Change - VIC
1st - PHI 37/13 Private Health Insurance Amendment (Lifetime Health Cover Loading and other Measures) Bill 2012 and Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Base Premium) Bill 2013

June

28th - PHI 36/12 Changes to Second-Tier Eligible Hospitals
28th - PHI 35/13 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2013 (No.2) and Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2013 (No.2)
27th - PHI 34/13 Public Hospital Information Name Change - WA
12th - PHI 33/13 Key Dates for the August 2013 Prostheses List
4th - PHI 32/13 Guidelines for Recognition of Private Hospital-Based Rehabilitation Services

May

30th - PHI 31/13 New Private (Same Day) Hospital Information
30th - PHI 30/13 New Private (Same Day) Hospital Information
30th - PHI 29/13 Closure of Private (Same Day) Hospital Information
22nd - PHI 28/13 Private (Overnight) Hospital Information Name Change - SA
16th - PHI 27/13 Release of Revised Data Specifications For The 2012/13 HCP, HCP1 And PHDB Data Collections, Effective 1 July 2013
16th - PHI 26/13 Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Amendment Rules 2013 (No 1) Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2013 (No 1)
14th - PHI 25/13 Lifetime Health Cover – Statement of Movements Clarification
5th - PHI 24/13 New - Private (overnight) Hospital Information
5th - PHI 23/13 2013 Lifetime health Cover Direct Mailout

April

18th - PHI 22/13 Name Change - Private (overnight) Hospital Information
16th - PHI 21/13 Private Health Insurance Rebate and Medicare Levy Surcharge Income Thresholds for 2013-14
12th - PHI 20/13 Name Change - Private (overnight) Hospital Information
2nd - PHI 19/13 Private Health Insurance Amendment (Lifetime Health Cover and Other Measures) Bill 2012
2nd - PHI 18/13 Private Health Insurance (Registration) Amendment Rules 2013 (No. 2)

March

22nd - PHI 17/13 Changes to Second -Tier Eligible Hospitals
22nd - PHI 16/13 Nursing-Home Type Patient Contribution Rates and Minimum Benefits as at 20 March 2013 and new MBS item numbers
20th - PHI 15/13 Amendment - Private (same-day) Hospital Information PHI Circular
18th - PHI 14/13 New - Private (same-day) Hospital Information

February

27th - PHI 13/13 Name Change - Private (overnight) Hospital Information
21st - PHI 12/13 New - Private (same-day) Hospital Information
20th - PHI 11/13 Public Hospital Information
18th - PHI 10/13 Delay of the February 2013 Prostheses List
8th - PHI 09/13 Name Change Private Hospital Information
6th - PHI 08/13 Private Health Insurance (Registration) Amendment Rules 2013

January

25th - PHI 07/13 Second-Tier Default benefits Process Changes and Information on the February 2013 Second Tier Advisory Committee Meeting
24th - PHI 06/13 Hospital Casemix Protocol (HCP) Annual Report
23rd - PHI 05/13 Private Hospital Data Bureau (PHDB) Annual Report
21st - PHI 04/13 New - Private (same-day) Hospital Information
14th - PHI 03/13 Correction to 02/13 - Name Change - Private (overnight) Hospital Information
11th - PHI 02/13 Name Change - Private (same day) Hospital Information
2nd - PHI 01/13 Update version of Check-It 2 Released - HCP error fix