The Department regulates private health insurers’ obligations relating to complying health insurance products and health insurance business (where those obligations do not fall within the prudential regulatory role of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority). The Department also supports patients’ access to private healthcare services through the declaration of private hospitals and regulation ensuring benefits are provided by insurers for services delivered through private hospitals.
- Private Health Insurance Act 2007
- And associated subordinate Rules.
Private health insurers, private hospitals.