Hospitals (Services Charges) Regulations 1984



    5. Charges for services

    (1) The charges prescribed in Schedule 1 are payable in respect of

    (a) the services referred to in Schedule 1 and rendered by, in or at a hospital to the classes of patients referred to in Schedule 1; or

    (b) any other services referred to in Schedule 1.

    (2) Notwithstanding anything in Schedule 1, the charge payable in respect of any service rendered by, in or at a hospital in respect of

    (a) any service, other than a service referred to in paragraph (c), (d) or (e), rendered to a

    (i) compensable in-patient;

    (ii) compensable day patient;

    (iii) compensable out-patient; or

    (iv) compensable same day patient;

    (b) any specified cardiothoracic surgical service rendered to an eligible war service veteran;

    (c) the supply of any specified surgically implanted prosthesis to a

    (i) private in-patient;

    [(ii) deleted]

    (iii) compensable in-patient;

    (iv) ineligible in-patient;

    (v) private same day patient;

    [(vi) deleted]

    (vii) compensable same day patient; or

    (viii) ineligible same day patient;

    (d) any magnetic resonance imaging service rendered to

    (i) a compensable in-patient;

    (ii) an ineligible in-patient;

    (iii) a compensable out-patient;

    (iv) an ineligible out-patient;

    (v) a compensable same day patient;

    (vi) an ineligible same day patient; or

    (vii) a person, for the purposes of research;

    and

    (e) the supply of any specialized orthoses or prostheses to

    (i) a compensable in-patient;

    (ii) an ineligible in-patient;

    (iii) a compensable out-patient;

    (iv) an eligible out-patient;

    (v) an ineligible out-patient;

    (vi) a compensable same day patient;

    (vii) an ineligible same day patient; or

    (viii) a person who is not a patient,

    shall be of an amount determined by the Minister according to the cost of the service.

    (3) A determination referred to in subregulation (2)

    (a) shall be published in the Gazette; and

    (b) may be amended or revoked by the Minister by notice published in the Gazette.

    (4) For the purposes of subregulation (2) }specified~ means as specified in the determination made by the Minister.

    [Regulation 5 amended in Gazette 9 Jul 1993 p. 3337; 24 Jun 1994 p. 2871-2; 30 Sep 1994 p. 4974 and p. 4975-6; 29 Jun 2004 p. 2526.]



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