Hospitals (Services Charges) Regulations 1984



    8. Classes of day patients for purpose of payment of charges

    A day patient shall for the purpose of the payment of the charges prescribed in Schedule 1 Division 2 and in any determination under regulation 5 in respect of him, be classified as

    (a) a compensable day patient, namely, a day patient who has received or established his right to receive in respect of any injury, illness or disease for which he is receiving care and treatment payment by way of compensation or damages (including payment in settlement of a claim for compensation or damages) under the law that is or was in force in a State or Internal Territory or who on attendance at a hospital appears prima facie to have the right to receive any such payment in respect of an injury, illness or disease for which he is receiving care and treatment, including a person in respect of the payment for whose care and treatment

    (i) the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 1981;

    (ii) the Motor Vehicle (Third Party Insurance) Act 1943;

    (iii) section 31A of the Act; or

    (iv) the law of Australia relating to the Defence Force within the meaning of the Defence Act 1903 of the Commonwealth,

    applies or appears prima facie to apply;

    (b) an eligible day patient, namely, a day patient

    (i) who is an eligible person; but

    (ii) who is not a compensable day patient;

    or

    (c) an ineligible day patient, namely, a day patient

    (i) who is not an eligible person; and

    (ii) who is not a compensable day patient.

    [Regulation 8 amended in Gazette 26 Sep 1986 p. 3686; 24 Jun 1994 p. 2873; 29 Jun 2004 p. 2526.]



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