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.