2019 Private Health Insurance (PHI) Circulars

Private Health Insurance Circulars Issued since 1 January 2019

Page last updated: 21 August 2019

August

PHI 54/19 2020 Private Health Insurance Premium Round Applications
PHI 53/19 Hospital Declarations
PHI 52/19 Hospital Declaration and Second-Tier Updates
PHI 51/19 Prostheses List – Removal of Macro Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders
PHI 50/19 Updated 2017-18 HCP and PHDB Annual Reports
PHI 49/19 Version 1.16.0.0 Check-It 2 Released
PHI 48/19 Annual Hospital Categorisation Review Consultation Second-Tier Hospital List – 1 August 2019

July

PHI 47/19 Hospital Declaration and Second Tier Updates
PHI 46/19 Hospital Declaration and Second Tier Updates
PHI 45/19 Prostheses List - Listing of Certain Textured Breast Implants
PHI 44/19 Release of 2017-18 HCP and PHDB Annual Reports
PHI 43/19 Hospital Declaration and Second-Tier Updates
PHI 42/19 Prostheses List – Benefits for Surgical Cardiac Ablation Devices
PHI 41/19 Prostheses List – Key Dates for March 2020
PHI 40/19 Prostheses List – Critical Dates for November 2019
PHI 39/19 Private Health Insurance Rules Changes

June

PHI 38/19 Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (No. 2) 2019
PHI 37/19 July 2019 Prostheses List – Delay in Publication
PHI 36/19 Hospital Declarations
PHI 35/19 Updates to The Prostheses List: Guide to Listing and Setting Benefits for Prostheses
PHI 34/19 Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Amendment Rules 2019 and Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Amendment Rules 2019
PHI 33/19 Release of final 2019-20 Data Specifications for HCP, HCP1, GT-Dental and PHDB data collections

May

PHI 32/19 - Hospital Declaration and Second-Tier Updates
PHI 31/19 - Second-Tier Transitional Arrangements: Extended Eligibility
PHI 30/19 - Hospital Declaration and Second-Tier Updates
PHI 29/19 - Hospital Declaration and Second-Tier Updates
PHI 28/19 - Version 1.15.0.2 Check-It 2 Released
PHI 27/19 - 1 May 2019 Legislation Updates

April

PHI 26/19 - Hospital Declarations and Second-Tier Updates
PHI 25/19 – Prostheses List Fees
PHI 24/19 – Prostheses List – Surgical Cardiac Ablation Devices
PHI 23/19 – Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules (No. 3) 2019

March

PHI 22/19 - April Amendments for MBS Item Mapping for Clinical Categories
PHI 21/19 - Hospital Declaration and Second-Tier Updates
PHI 20/19 - Private Health Insurance Reform Data Collection
PHI 19/19 - Nursing Home Type Patient Contribution Rates and Minimum Benefits as at 20 March 2019
PHI 18/19 - Cessation of support for old AR-DRG versions
PHI 17/19 - Hospital Declaration and Second-Tier Updates

February

PHI 16/19 - Second-Tier Transitional Arrangements: Extended Eligibility
PHI 15/19 - Amendment to March 2019 Prostheses List
PHI 14/19 - Hospital Declarations
PHI 13/19 - March 2019 Prostheses List
PHI 12/19 - Hospital Declarations and Second Tier Update
PHI 11/19 - Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Amendment Rules 2019
PHI 10/19 - March 2019 Prostheses List – Delay in publication
PHI 09/19 - March 2019 Prostheses List – Benefit Changes

January

PHI 08/19 - Private Health Insurance - Rebate Adjustment Factor Effective 1 April 2019
PHI 07/19 - Prostheses List - Key Dates for November 2019
PHI 06/19 - Private Health Insurance (Benefits Requirements) Amendment Rules 2019 (No.1)
PHI 05/19 - Hospital Declarations and Second Tier Update
PHI 04/19 - Hospital Declarations
PHI 03/19 - New Approved Form for Transfer Certificate
PHI 02/19 - Eligibility of "prehabilitation" services for private health insurance benefits
PHI 01/19 - Private Health Insurance Reform Data Collection – Request for Comment