Recent amendment to Private Health Insurance legislation

Medicare benefit schedule (MBS) item changes

Page last updated: 30 November 2017

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The Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2017 (No. 9) (the Rules) amends the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011 (the Principal Rules) and was registered with the Federal Register of Legislation (FRL) and commences on 1 December 2017.

The Rules amend Schedule 3 of the Principal Rules to add 7 new MBS items and remove 5 items.

Details of the amendments are set out in the Rules, which are available on the FRL website.