PHI 20/17 Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules 2017 (No. 3) - update

Page last updated: 03 May 2017

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The delegate to the Minister for Health made the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules 2017 (No. 3) (the Amendment Rules) on 27 April 2017.

The Amendment Rules changed the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules 2017 (No. 1) [the Prostheses List] by:

  • Adding eight new billing codes to Part A
  • Raise the minimum benefit of one billing code in Part B

The Amendment rules commenced on 1 May 2017.

The details of new items added to Part A as result of the Amendment Rules published on the Prostheses List webpage on the 28th April were incorrect.

Corrected details were uploaded at 9:00am Tuesday 2 May 2017.

The eight new billing codes that commenced on 1 May 2017 were:

  • Vibrant Soundbridge System - Vibroplasty Couplers (US019)
  • Vibrant Soundbridge System - Samba Audio Processor (US020)
  • Vibrant Soundbridge System - Vibrating Ossicular Prosthesis VORP503 (US021)
  • iVolution ≥150mm (DL002)
  • Neofuser Pump (CU003)
  • Neofuser Vario Pump (CU004)
  • Neofuser Bolus Pump (CU005)
  • Vibrant Soundbridge System - Vibrating Ossicular Prosthesis VORP502x (US018)

The Department apologises for any inconvenience this may have caused.