PHI 02/14

This circular issued by the Private Health Insurance Branch contains information about Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2013 & Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2013

Page last updated: 08 January 2014

Printable version of 02/14 (PDF 113 KB)

8 January 2014

Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2013 & Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2013

This Circular is to inform stakeholders of the revoke and remake of the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2012 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2010. It should be read in conjunction with PHI Circular 01/14.

The remade Rules are:
  • the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2013, which were registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) on 19 December 2013 and commence on 20 December 2013 (F2013L02161); and,
  • the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2013, which were registered on FRLI on 19 December 2013 and commence on 20 December 2013 (F2013L02159).

Changes to the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules:

The remade Rules replace the previous HCP1 Data from Insurers to the Department, HCP2 Data from Insurers to the Department and G-T Dental Data from Insurers to the Department documents with revised versions, which were approved by the Assistant Secretary, Financing and Analysis Branch of the Department, on 16 December 2013.

Changes to the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules:

The remade Rules replace the previous HCP Data from Hospitals to Insurers and PHDB Data from Private Hospitals to the Department documents with revised versions, which were approved by the Assistant Secretary, Financing and Analysis Branch, on 16 December 2013.

The Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) 2013 and Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2013 can be found on the ComLaw Website.

There are a number of changes to the data specifications but they are minor. For more information about the changes, please see PHI Circular 01/14.

The specifications can be found on the Department’s website.

If you require further information please telephone: (02) 6289 9853/24 hr answering machine or email the enquiry to Private Health Insurance Branch.

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