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Private health insurance legislation amendment

The  Department of Health would like to advise the  Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Rules (No.4) 2019 (the Amendment Rules) come into effect on 1 November 2019.

Principally, these Amendment Rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules and the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2015 to omit or insert Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items as a consequence of changes to the MBS effective from 1 November 2019.

A summary of all the amendments is included in Circular PHI 67/19.