1.1.N.10 National Health Act 1953 (HCC, PCC, CSHC)

Definition

For historical purposes of HCC, PCC and CSHC, the National Health Act 1953 is a Commonwealth Act which sets out who is a 'concessional beneficiary'. This legislation was used to determine who could access health concessions and concession cards before concession card legislation was consolidated into the SSAct.

Act reference: Health Insurance Act 1973

SSAct Part 2A.1 - Concession cards

Last reviewed: 1 July 2016