10 Dec 2015
A revised registration standard for Professional indemnity insurance (PII) arrangements has today been published by eight National Boards regulating Australian registered health practitioners.
The revised standard will come into effect on 1 July 2016 and replace the existing standard that is currently in place. All health practitioners from the professions listed below will need to meet the obligations of the revised standards either:
This registration standard does not apply to the current cycle of renewals (that is, it does not apply to late applications for renewal received in December).
To help practitioners prepare for the revised standards, profession-specific advice has been published on the relevant Board’s website:
National Boards will shortly publish more information about the revised PII arrangements registration standard that explains the requirements and what is expected of practitioners, in addition to some common FAQs.
The following revised standards were approved by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council on 27 August 2015:
Please refer to AHPRA’s registration standards page for additional information and resources, including: