Further proceedings in the Federal Court concerning an applicant inpatient rehabilitation provider and the respondent private health insurer. The parties disagreed as to the amount the insurer was required to pay the healthcare provider under the Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2011 (Cth). The Court determined the correct interpretation of the Benefit Rules issued under s 333-20 of the Act, specifically the interpretation of cl 3 Sch 5.
Scott McLeod QC appeared for the Respondent, instructed by MinterEllison.
The judgement is published here.