Promoting jobs, protecting people
NATLEX
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Australia > Medical care and sickness benefit

« First « Previous page 1 of 2 Next » Last »

Show abstract/citation:

Filtered by:
Country: Australia - Subject: Medical care and sickness benefit

  1. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Services Act 2014 (Act No. 18, 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-02 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-01 | AUS-2014-L-97945

    An Act to provide a New Service Framework for Health Services in the Northern Territory, and for related purposes Repeals the Hospital Networks Governing Councils Act 2012 (Act No. 12 of 2012).

  2. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Disability Support Pension Participation Reforms) Act 2012 (Act No. 51, 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-26 | AUS-2012-L-91706

    An Act to amend the law relating to social security, family assistance, child support and veterans' entitlements, and for related purposes.

    Schedule 1 - Work rule for disability support pension
    Schedule 2 - Participation requirements for disability support pension
    Schedule 3 - Portability of disability support pension
    Schedule 4 - Average weekly earnings and other amendments

  3. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 9)(S.R. No. 385 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-12-16 | AUS-2004-R-70560

  4. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 2) (S.R. No 77 of 2004). - Statutory Rules No. 77 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-04-22 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | AUS-2004-R-67480

    Made under Health Insurance Act 1973. Amends Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2003. Inter alia makes provision for meaning of "adult health check" in item 170.

  5. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health and Ageing Legislation Amendment Act 2004 (No. 50 of 2004). - Commonwealth Act No. 50 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-04-21 | AUS-2004-L-67435

    Amends National Health Act 1953, Health Insurance Act 1973, Veteran's Entitlements Act 1986, Health Insurance Commission Act 1973, and Aged Care Act 1997. Inter alia provides for Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, new Health Insurance Commission claiming model, restoring of specialist recognition, medicare benefits and overseas doctors.

  6. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Insurance Reform) Act 2004 (No. 1 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-02-27 | AUS-2004-L-67360

    Amends National Health Act 1953 and Private Health Insurance Incentives Act 1998. Amendments relate to obligations of registered organisations, increasing of powers of Private Health Insurance Ombudsman, annual State of Health Funds Report, and lifetime health cover.

  7. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2002-10-03 | Date of entry into force: 2003-02-01 | AUS-2002-R-62629

    Made under National Health Act 1953. Amends Sections 5(1) and 19(4) of National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960.

  8. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Health (General Regulation), 2002 (No. 644).

    Adoption: 2002-08-30 | Date of entry into force: 2002-09-01 | AUS-2002-R-65108

    Made under Public Health Act 1991. Deals with the following matters: provision of information to patients in relation to sexually transmissable medical conditions; keeping of records in relation to scheduled medical conditions; control of vaccine preventable diseases; as well as some related matters.

  9. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Private Health Insurance Incentives Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 2).

    Adoption: 2001-06-28 | AUS-2001-R-59509

    Amends Private Health Insurance Incentives Regulations 1998 with regard to information about private health insurance that the Department has provided to participating funds and has indentified as being available to be included with, or to accompany, a statement under paragraph 4 (1) (a).

  10. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Private Health Insurance Incentives Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2001-05-30 | AUS-2001-R-59508

    Amends Private Health Insurance Incentives Regulations 1998 with regard to requirements of statements to policy participants.

  11. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Health Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 2).

    Adoption: 2001-04-05 | AUS-2001-R-59069

    Made under the National Health Act 1953. Repeals Part 5 of the National Health Regulations 1954.

  12. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2001-04-05 | Date of entry into force: 2001-04-12 | AUS-2001-R-59070

    Made under the National Health Act 1953. Amends National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960 with regard to, inter alia, application for approval under Section 8, and prescribed matters under Section 19A of these regulations.

  13. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Health (Lifetime Health Cover) Regulations 2000 (No. 106 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-01 | AUS-2000-R-56785

    Provides for lifetime health cover. Regulates permitted days, suspended hospital cover to be recognised, persons taken to have hospital cover, hardship cases, notification of information about membership status, and some related matters.

  14. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Services (Governance) Act 2000 (No. 39 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-06-06 | AUS-2000-L-58440

    Amends Health Service Act 1988 to facilitate the disaggregation of certain health care networks and the reorganisation of public health care agencies in the metropolitan area.

  15. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Private Health Insurance Incentives Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 1999-02-04 | Date of entry into force: 1999-02-04 | AUS-1999-R-55989

    Amends the Private Health Insurance Incentives Regulations 1998 with regard to various issues related to the provision of Federal Government rebates on private health insurances.

  16. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Private Health Insurance Incentives Regulations 1998.

    Adoption: 1998-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | AUS-1998-R-55969

    Sets forth the conditions under which health funds may participate in a governmental scheme providing for a 30 per cent rebate.

  17. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Services Act 1997 (No. 154). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-12-19 | AUS-1997-L-50946

    Comprehensive legislation providing for the establishment of a public health system, area health care services, statutory health corporations, visiting practitioners, a New South Wales Health Service, and related matters. Repeals the Area Health Services Act 1986 and the Public Hospitals Act 1929.

  18. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance (1997-98 Pathology Services Table) 1997 (No. 299)

    Adoption: 1997-10-29 | AUS-1997-R-53437

    Establishes the fees of various pathology services for the purposes of health insurance. This includes fees for various types of haematology, chemical, microbiology, immunology, tissue pathology, cytology, cytogenics, infertility, pregnancy test and other types of pathology services.

  19. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Health Regulations (Amendment) (S. R. No. 133 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-06-16 | AUS-1997-R-47367

    Amends s. 48 of the National Health Regulations regarding definition of "health insurance business."

  20. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health and Other Services (Compensation) Amendment Act 1996 (No. 33 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-08-28 | AUS-1996-L-45313

    Adds new sections to the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995 governing advance payment by a compensation payer or insurer in the case of a compensation claim in respect to an injury.

  21. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Human Services and Health Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1995 (No. 164 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-12-16 | Date of partial entry into force: 1996-01-01 | AUS-1995-L-44098

    Amends provisions of the Health Insurance Act 1973 and the National Health Act 1953. Inter alia, excludes from the definition of "medical practitioners" persons who are not Australian citizens or permanent residents.

  22. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 138 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-05-16 | Date of entry into force: 1994-07-01 | AUS-1994-R-37670

    Provides for rules in respect of allowances for witnesses at hearings before a Professional Services Review Committee. Made under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

  23. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance Commission Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 102 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-04-13 | AUS-1994-R-37342

    Amendments regarding the functions of the Health Insurance Commission. Made under the Health Insurance Commission Act 1973.

  24. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Legislation (Professional Services Review) Amendment Act 1994 (No. 22 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 1994-07-01 | AUS-1994-L-36968

    Repeals Divisions 3 and 3A of Part V of the Health Insurance Act 1973. Inserts a new Part VAA relating to the professional services review scheme.

  25. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 130 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-06-09 | AUS-1993-R-33840

    Provides for rules in respect of diagnostic imaging services that dental practitioners may request. Made under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

  26. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 106 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-05-27 | AUS-1993-R-33804

    Inserts new regulations 23A to 23G relating to quality assurance activities. Made under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

  27. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance Commission Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 89 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 1993-05-01 | AUS-1993-R-33812

    Inserts new regulations "3H" concerning an additional functions of the Commission to make payments on behalf of Australian Hearing Services.

  28. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance Commission Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 81 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-05-10 | AUS-1993-R-33800

    Inserts a new regulation concerning additional functions of the Commission with regard to Hib vaccinations and related matters. Made under the Health Insurance Commission Act 1973.

  29. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Health Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 85 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-01 | AUS-1993-R-33801

    Adds to schedule 5 a Part C relating to nursing homes prescribed on 1 June 1993. Made under the National Health Act 1953.

  30. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Insurance Commission Amendment Act 1993 (No. 29 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-05-06 | AUS-1993-L-34190

    Provides for rules in respect of rebates for child care costs.

  31. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health and Community Services Legislation Amendment Act (No. 3) 1992 (No. 204 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 1992-12-21 | AUS-1992-L-33079

    Amends the Aged and Disabled Persons Care Act 1954 regarding hostel standards review panels, and failure to meet care service standards in the provision of care services; the Health Insurance Act 1973 concerning collection centres(pathology); and the Health Insurance Act 1953 in respect of payment of benefit for upgraded nursing homes.

  32. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Insurance (Quality Assurance Confidentiality) Amendment Act 1992 (No. 201 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 1992-12-21 | AUS-1992-L-33080

    Amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 in relation to quality assurance activities for the provision of health services.

  33. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health and Community Services Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1992 (No. 192 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-09-16 | Date of entry into force: 1992-12-21 | AUS-1992-L-33089

    Amends the Aged or Disabled Persons Care Act 1954 regarding payment of financial assistance and conditions of recurrent subsidies; the Health Insurance Act 1973 concerning disadvantaged persons and confirmation of referral to consultant physicians; and the National Health Act 1953 in respect of grants for newly built nursing homes, classification of patients, review by Minister or Secretary of classification, notification of death of patient, and related matters.

  34. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health Insurance Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 239 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-07-21 | AUS-1992-R-31227

    These Regulations make provisions in respect of diagnostic imaging services which dental practitioners, chiropractors, physiotherapists and podiatrists may request.

  35. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health and Community Services Legislation Amendment Act 1991 (No. 211 of 1991)

    Adoption: 1991-12-24 | Date of entry into force: 1991-12-24 | Date of partial entry into force: 1992-04-29 | Date of partial entry into force: 1992-04-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 1991-08-19 | AUS-1991-L-29255

    This Act amends the National Health Act 1953 in relation to private health insurance, nursing homes and pharmaceutical benefits; the Health Insurance Act 1973 in relation to diagnostic imaging and pathology services; and the Aged or Disabled Persons Homes Act 1954 in relation to hostels and community aged care services.

  36. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Rights Commission Act 1991 (Act No. 88 of 1991)

    Adoption: 1991-12-11 | AUS-1991-L-28876

    This Act provides for independent review and conciliation with respect to services provided by health care providers and for improvements in those services.

  37. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Seamen's War Pensions and Allowances Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. 1991 No. 392)

    Adoption: 1991-11-20 | Date of entry into force: 1991-12-01 | AUS-1991-R-27164

    These regulations amend the Seamen's War Pensions and Allowances Regulations, under the authority of the Seamen's War Pensions and Allowances Act 1940, in matters relating to eligibility for medical treatment.

  38. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Insurance Amendment Act 1991 (No. 171 of 1991)

    Adoption: 1991-11-20 | AUS-1991-L-28012

    This Act amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 principally by the insertion of new sections (10AA-10AK) dealing with "safety-net" families and individuals.

  39. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Services (Further Amendment) Act 1990. No. 53.

    Adoption: 1990-11-07 | Date of entry into force: 1990-11-07 | AUS-1990-L-21445

    Miscellaneous amendments to the Health Services Act 1988 and consequential amendments to related legislation, primarily on administrative matters. Two amendments, concerning public hospital by-laws and community health centres, are retroactive from 1989-05-14.

  40. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations (Amendment). S.R.1990, No. 338.

    Adoption: 1990-10-25 | AUS-1990-R-21440

    Enter into force on commencement of paragraph 5(c) of the Social Welfare Legislation (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Act 1990.

  41. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations (Amendment). S.R.1990, No. 337.

    Adoption: 1990-10-25 | Date of entry into force: 1990-11-01 | AUS-1990-R-21441

  42. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Health Regulations (Amendment). S.R.1990, No. 292.

    Adoption: 1990-09-13 | Date of entry into force: 1990-10-01 | AUS-1990-R-21438

    Amendments relating to nursing home care.

  43. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Australian Federal Police (Discipline) Regulations (Amendment) 1990. S.R. No. 45.

    Adoption: 1990-02-19 | AUS-1990-R-9815

    Various amendments concerning absence from duty, malingering, suspension from duty and prohibition on members or staff not to solicit or receive gifts.

  44. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Community Services and Health Legislation Amendment Act 1989. No. 95.

    Adoption: 1989-06-28 | AUS-1989-L-8630

    Inter alia, Part 3 amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 in relation to certification of vocationally registered general practitioners, etc. Part 4 amends National Health Act 1953 rules relating to, inter alia, certificates in respect of professional attention, determination of amount of benefit, and reinsurance account in health benefits fund. Part 5 amends the Nursing Homes Assistance Act 1974, Part 6 amends the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973, and Part 7 amends the States Grants (Nurse Education Transfer Assistance) Act 1985.

  45. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Aged or Disabled Persons Homes Amendment Act 1989. No. 87.

    Adoption: 1989-06-27 | AUS-1989-L-8709

  46. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Social Security and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1989. No. 84.

    Adoption: 1989-06-27 | AUS-1989-L-8864

    The Health Insurance Act 1973 is amended in respect of disadvantaged persons and persons on low incomes. The Social Security Act 1947 is amended in respect of residents of retirement villages, reduction of rate by reference to taxable income etc. The Social Security Amendment Act 1987 is amended in respect of certain persons deemed to continue to receive full-time education. The Social Security and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 1988, the Social Security Legislation Amendment Act 1988 and the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 are also amended.

  47. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Community Services and Health Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1988. No. 155.

    Adoption: 1988-12-26 | AUS-1988-L-9053

    Amends inter alia, the Health Insurance Act 1973 and the National Health Act 1953, especially concerning nursing homes care.

  48. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Social Security and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 1988. No. 135.

    Adoption: 1988-12-22 | AUS-1988-L-8974

    Amends the law relating to social security. In particular, Part IV amends the Commonwealth Employees Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 in respect of injury arising out of, or in the course of, employment, and compensation for injuries resulting in incapacity.

  49. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Tasmanian State Service Amendment Regulations (No. 8) 1988. No. 215.

    Adoption: 1988-11-21 | AUS-1988-R-9081

    Amendments to 1985 Regulations bearing the same title in respect of, inter alia, certain medical records, displacement allowances and property allowances payable to employees, allowances payable on the death of employees in certain circumstances, payment of a special accommodation allowance to employees, the requirement that teachers who have contracted a communicable disease absent themselves from duty, leave for jury service, and removal of the right of certain employees to be granted payment in lieu of annual leave for recreation.

  50. Australia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Community Services and Health Legislation Amendment Act 1988. No. 79.

    Adoption: 1988-06-24 | AUS-1988-L-7080

    Various amendments to the Aged or Disabled Persons Homes Act 1954 and the National Health Act 1953 in particular.

« First « Previous page 1 of 2 Next » Last »


© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer