Declaration of Private Hospital - Australian Government

Description

You will require this declaration if you intend to operate a hospital where patients may claim expenses from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, Medicare Benefits Scheme or private health insurers.

You are required to apply to the Minister to make a declaration in regards to your hospital in the following circumstances:

  • commencement of a new facility
  • change of existing hospital's registered business name
  • change of existing hospital's address
  • amalgamation of existing hospitals.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To gain a declaration you must provide a:

  • private hospital information form
  • copy of your state/territory hospital licence
  • copy of Hospital Casemix Protocol (HCP) Data to insurers
  • copy of Private Hospital Data Bureau (PHDB) data to the Commonwealth Department of Health
  • copy of an accreditation certificate or evidence that the accreditation process has commenced.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

Ongoing unless revoked.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Act(s) name

Private Health Insurance Act 2007 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Private Health Insurance (Health Benefits Fund Policy) Rules 2015 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Health

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries

Department of Health

Operating address: Sirius Building
23 Furzer Street
Phillip, Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9848
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Toll Free: 1800 020 103
Phone: 02 6289 1555
Email: enquiries@health.gov.au
Contact us website: Enquiries (Opens in new window)

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