PHI 14/18 Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules 2018 No. 1

The delegate of the Minister for Health has made the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules 2018 No. 1 (the Amendment Rules), to amend the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules 2018 (No. 1) – commonly known as the February 2018 Prostheses List. The Amendment is only relevant to PART B – Human Tissue, of the Prostheses List.

Page last updated: 14 March 2018

PDF version: Prostheses List - February 2018 - Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules 2018 No. 1 (PDF 281 KB)

The Amendment Rules were registered on the Federal Register of Legislation on 13 March 2018 and commence 14 March 2018. Amendment Rules 2018 No. 1 will come into effect on 14 March 2018.

Amendment Rules 2018 No. 1 contain one Schedule as follows:

After the entry for Billing Code SYN05, insert:

1g Demineralised Bone Matrix
QHV14 Queensland Tissue Bank $839.00

After the entry for Billing Code SYN13, insert:

Bone, Cancellous, Engineered
QHV13 Queensland Tissue Bank $3,908.00

These two billing codes were omitted from the principal legislation due to an IT database error.

Information on the updated Prostheses List is available on the following

http://www1.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/health-privatehealth-prostheseslist.htm