Pathology Approved Collection Centres — strengthening compliance

This measure will reduce regulatory costs and strengthen compliance activities for pathology providers.

Information update: This Budget measure is not subject to the passage of legislation.

Description of the measure

This measure will reduce regulatory costs and strengthen compliance activities for pathology providers.

This measure will achieve these outcomes by:

  • streamlining administrative approval processes,
  • extending approval periods, and
  • strengthening compliance activity focussed on inappropriate practices.

Questions and answers

Whom does this measure affect?

This measure will affect pathology and primary care providers.

What date will this measure start and finish?

The measure will commence on 1 July 2018 and is ongoing.

Page last updated: 15 May 2017

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