Hospitals (Services Charges) Regulations 1984


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Schedule 1 Charges for services

[Heading inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2526.]

[r. 5, 7, 8, 9 and 9A]
Division 1 In-patients

[Heading inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2526.]
1.Accommodation, maintenance, nursing care and other services other than in hospital beds subject to a determination made under regulation 5(2)
(a) for public in-patients .........................................no charge
(b) for private in-patients
(i) in single bed wards (if taken at patient's request) .....................................................$461 per day
(ii) in other wards ......................................$261 per day
(c) for nursing home type patients ...........................$35.65 per day
(d) for private nursing home type patients ...............$121.85 per day
(e) for ineligible in-patients .....................................$1 098 per day
(f) for eligible war service veteran in-patients .........no charge
2.Home modifications service and supply or loan as appropriate, of such aids and appliances, orthotics and prostheses, oxygen, gas and equipment, wigs, surgical implants or devices as are approved by the Executive Director (including repair and replacement) .................no charge
This item does not apply to

(a) surgically implanted prostheses subject to a determination made under regulation 5(2)(c); or

(b) specialized orthoses or prostheses subject to a determination made under regulation 5(2)(e).

[Division 1 inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2526-7; amended in Gazette 30 Nov 2004 p. 5488; 19 Apr 2005 p. 1291; 28 Jun 2005 p. 2921-2; 14 Oct 2005 p. 4555-6.]

Division 2 Day patients

[Heading inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2527.]
3.Accommodation, maintenance and other services for eligible day patients .................................................no charge

[Division 2 inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2527.]


Division 3 Out-patients

[Heading inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2527.]
4.Out-patients service, except for drugs and medication referred to in item 2 and any service subject to a determination made under regulation 5(2)
(a) for eligible out-patients and war service veteran out-patients ...............................................no charge
(b) for ineligible out-patients for each individual service rendered ...................................$123
5.Drugs and medication, for each item
(a) for holders of an entitlement card ....................no charge
(b) for other people who are

    war service veterans who hold a
            personal treatment entitlement card; or
specific treatment entitlement card

    pensioners; or
concessional beneficiaries.......................….....
$4.60
(c) for all other people
(i) at a participating hospital
(I) for an item on the PBS list .............PBS price up to a maximum of $28.60
(II) for an item not on the PBS list .......$22.90
(ii) at a hospital that is not a participating hospital..............................$22.90

[Division 3 inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2527; amended in Gazette 11 Mar 2005 p. 914; 28 Jun 2005 p. 2922.]


Division 4 Same day patients

[Heading inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2528.]
6.Same day treatment, other than a service subject to any determination made under regulation 5 associated with the rendering of such treatment
(a) for public same day patients ...............................no charge
(b) for private same day patients ..............................$201 per day
(c) for eligible war service veteran same day patients no charge
(d) for ineligible same day patients ...........................$957 per day

[Division 4 inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2528; amended in Gazette 28 Jun 2005 p. 2922.]


Division 5 Other services

[Heading inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2528.]
7.Accommodation for persons accompanying patients (except when parent accompanies sick child for medical wellbeing of sick child or breastfeeding, or when breastfed child accompanies sick mother) ...........$22.50 per day

[Division 5 inserted in Gazette 29 Jun 2004 p. 2528; amended in Gazette 28 Jun 2005 p. 2922.]


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