PHI 42/12

This circular issued by the Private Health Insurance Branch contains information about Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2012 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2012

Page last updated: 08 May 2013

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18 June2012

Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2012 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2012

This circular is to advise that the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2012 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2012 have been registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI).

The Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2012 were registered on FRLI 22 May 2012, FRLI no: F2012L01053. The rules revoke and make the Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2011 and commence on 1 November 2012.

The Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2012 were registered on FRLI on 22 May 2012, FRLI no: F2012L01051. These rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2010 and will commence on 1 November 2012.

This circular should be read in conjunction with PHI Circular 43/12.

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

The dates of the GT-Dental, HCP1 and HCP2 documents, which were approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Private Health Insurance Branch on 13 May 2012, have been updated to reflect the current documents.

The Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2012 can be found on the ComLaw website.

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

The dates of the HCP and PHDB documents, which were approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Private Health Insurance Branch on 13 May 2012, have been updated to reflect the current documents.

The Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2012 can be found on at ComLaw website.

The changes made to the GT-Dental, HCP1, HCP2, HCP and PHDB specifications are minor. For more information about the changes, please see PHI Circular 43/12.

The following documents can be found on the Department’s website by using the subsequent link: If you require further information please telephone: (02) 6289 9853/24 hr answering machine or email the enquiry to Private Health Insurance Branch

For more information visit 2012 Private Health Insurance (PHI) Circulars.

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