Review of the Medicare provider number legislation

The Medicare provider number legislation is reviewed every five years.

Page last updated: 10 December 2012

Sections 19AA, 3GA and 3GC of the Health Insurance Act 1973 are collectively known as the Medicare provider number legislation. This legislation underpins a range of quality and workforce programs.

A legislative amendment in 2007 changed the frequency of the review from every two years to every five years.

Outcomes of the 2010 review of the Medicare provider number legislation

Report on the 2010 review of the Medicare provider number legislation

Special meeting on the 2010 review of the Medicare provider number legislation

For previous reviews of the Medicare provider number legislation , please email health.workforce@health.gov.au.