2015 Private Health Insurance (PHI) Circulars

Private Health Insurance Circulars Issued since 1 January 2015

Page last updated: 23 December 2015

December

23rd - PHI 85/15 Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
23rd - PHI 84/15 Changes to Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011
21st - PHI 83/15 Prostheses List Guide and Updated Website
18th - PHI 82/15 Appointment of new PLAC Chair
11th - PHI 81/15 Prostheses List February 2016 - Critical Dates
8th - PHI 80/15 Prostheses List Management System
1st - PHI 79/15 Payment of the 2015 Private Health Insurance Complaints Levy

November

18th - PHI 78/15 Prostheses List – Applications For 2016
18th - PHI 77/15 New Version (version 1.12.0.1) of Check-IT 2 Released
17th - PHI 76/15 Private Hospital Information
10th - PHI 75/15 Amendments To August 2015 Prostheses List
5th - PHI 74/15 Private Hospital Information: Name Change
3rd - PHI 73/15 Announcement of Consultations on Private Health Insurance
2nd - PHI 72/15 Prostheses List – Listing of OP-1 Implant

October

29th - PHI 71/15 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2015 (No.5) Changes to the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011
20th - PHI 70/15 New Private Hospital Information
14th - PHI 69/15 New Private Hospital Information
13th - PHI 68/15 Prostheses List Management System
1st - PHI 67/15 Name Change Private Hospital Information

September

29th - PHI 66/15 Private Same Day Hospital Information
22nd - PHI 65/15 New Private Hospital Information
18th - PHI 64/15 Changes to Second-Tier Eligible Hospitals
18th - PHI 63/15 Nursing-Home Type Patient Contribution Rates and Minimum Benefits as at 20 September 2015
11th - PHI 62/15 New Private Hospital Information
11th - PHI 61/15 Prostheses List Management System
1st - PHI 60/15 Revoke Private Hospital Information
1st - PHI 59/15 Name Change Private Hospital Information
1st - PHI 58/15 Amendment to 2016 Premium Round application submission date

August

31st - PHI 57/15 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2015 (No.3) Changes to the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011
28th - PHI 56/15 2016 Premium Round Applications
25th - PHI 55/15 August 2015 Prostheses List
12th - PHI 54/15 Private Health Insurers' Second Tier Default Benefit Rates Annual Audit
6th - PHI 53/15 New Private Hospital Information
5th - PHI 52/15 Revoke Private Hospital Information
5th - PHI 51/15 New Private Hospital Information
5th - PHI 50/15 Retraction of PHI 47/15 Private Health Insurer Code Changes
4th - PHI 49/15 New version (version 1.12.0.0) of Check-IT 2 released
3rd - PHI 48/15 Data Submission Portal Update and File Naming Standards
3rd - PHI 47/15 Private Health Insurer Code Changes
3rd - PHI 46/15 Private Hospital Information

July

23rd - PHI 45/15 Prostheses List Management System
7th - PHI 44/15 Private Hospital Information - Name change
6th - PHI 43/15 Private Health Insurance Amendment Act 2015
6th - PHI 42/15 Changes to private health insurance legislation

June

29th - PHI 41/15 Amendment to February 2015 Prostheses List
26th - PHI 40/15 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2015 (No. 2) and the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Amendment Rules 2015 (No. 2)
26th - PHI 39/15 Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
23rd - PHI 38/15 Private Health Insurance (Registration) Amendment Rules 2015 (No. 1)
22nd - PHI 37/15 Private Hospital Information Declaration
17th - PHI 36/15 Revoke Private Hospital Information
10th - PHI 35/15 Critical dates for August 2015 Prostheses List
2nd - PHI 34/15 Private Hospital Information
2nd - PHI 33/15 Revoke Private Hospital Information

May

28th - PHI 32/15 Private Day Hospital Information
19th - PHI 31/15 Private Health Insurance (Council Administration Levy) Amendment Rules 2015 (No. 1)
19th - PHI 30/15 New Private Hospital Information
19th - PHI 29/15 Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2015
19th - PHI 28/15 Release of Final Data Specifications for the HCP, HCP1 and PHDB 2015-16 Data Collections
7th - PHI 27/15 Revoke Private Hospital Information
7th - PHI 26/15 2015 Lifetime Health Cover Direct Mailout

April

17th - PHI 25/15 New Private Same-Day Hospital Information
15th - PHI 24/15 Extension of Private Health Insurance Act 2007 to Norfolk Island
15th - PHI 23/15 Amendment to February 2015 Prostheses List
15th - PHI 22/15 Guidelines for Determining Benefits for Private Health Insurance Purposes for Private Mental Health Care 2015 Edition
14th - PHI 21/15 New Private Same-Day Hospital Information
14th - PHI 20/15 New Private Hospital Information

March

30th - PHI 19/15 New Private Same-Day Hospital Information
27th - PHI 18/15 New Version (version 1.11.0.4) of Check-IT 2 Released
20th - PHI 17/15 Changes to Second Tier Eligible Hospitals
20th - PHI 16/15 Nursing Home Type Patient Contribution Rates and Minimum Benefits as at 20 March 2015
13th -PHI 15/15 Prostheses List Advisory Committee Appointments
4th - PHI 14/15 February 2015 Prostheses List
2nd - PHI 13/15 New Private Same-Day Hospital Information
2nd - PHI 12/15 Private Health Insurance Rebate – Rebate Adjustment Factor Effective 1 April 2015

February

27th - PHI 11/15 2015 Private Health Insurance Premium Round Announcement
12th - PHI 10/15 Declaration Status Change
12th - PHI 09/15 Private Hospital Information
6th - PHI 08/15 Declaration of Neo-natal Facilities, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth

January

28th - PHI 07/15 Private Hospital Information
21st - PHI 06/15 Private Health Insurance Administration Council (PHIAC) - Agency Transfer Consultation Session 2
19th - PHI 05/15 Critical Dates for February 2015 Prostheses List
16th - PHI 04/15 New Private Day Hospital
13th - PHI 03/15 Private Health Insurance Administration Council (PHIAC) - Agency Transfer Consultation Sessions
13th - PHI 02/15 Appointment of Acting Private Health Insurance Ombudsman
12th - PHI 01/15 Private Health Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Bill 2014 - Exposure Draft and Explanatory Materials