PHI 29/15

This circular issued by the Private Health Insurance Branch contains information about private health insurance rules

Page last updated: 19 May 2015

Printable version of 29/15 (PDF 135 KB)

19 May 2015

Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2015

Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2015

Purpose

This Circular is to inform stakeholders of the revoke and remake of the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2013 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2013.

The remade Rules are:
  • the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2015, which were registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) on 11 May 2015 and commence on 1 July 2015 (F2015L00665); and,
  • the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2015, which were registered on FRLI on 11 May 2015 and commence on 1 July 2015 (F2015L00664).

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

The remade Rules replace the previous 2013 Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rule documents with revised versions, which were approved by the First Assistant Secretary, Acute Care Division of the Department, on 7 May 2015.

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

The remade Rules replace the previous 2013 Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules documents with revised versions, which were approved by the First Assistant Secretary, Acute Care Division, on 7 May 2015.

The Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) 2015 and Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2015 can be found on the ComLaw website.

There are a number of changes to the data specifications but they are minor. The specifications can be found on the Department’s website by using the links below:

Hospital Casemix Protocol

and

Private Hospital Data Bureau

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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