Private health insurance report (PHIR) specification v3.0.0

Version: 

v3.0.0 FINAL

Original Published Date: 

28/05/2014 - 01:30pm

Status: 

  • Current

Tax Category: 

  • Tax preparation
  • Business accounting

Resource Type: 

  • Specifications

Description: 

The FINAL Private health insurance report version 3.0.0 electronic reporting specification has been published to the Software developers homepage. The final version 3.0.0 of the specification will replace version 2.1.1 for the 2015 and subsequent financial year reporting periods.

Private health insurance funds must use version 3.0.0 of the specification to report member information on line directly to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) using the ATO Business portal.

The FINAL specification incorporates updates to reflect direct reporting to the ATO by funds.

To enable funds to report directly to the ATO, the significant changes for software developed products follow:

  • The build to include Supplier data records 1, 2 and 3 and the associated data record information into the Private health insurance report data file.
  • The inclusion of the count of Supplier data records 1, 2 and 3 in the Count of total records field in the File total data record.
  • Change to allowable values for the Type of data indicator in the Reporting Entity data record.

A detailed list of all changes can be found in the section ‘Changes to this version of the specification’ in the published FINAL specification.

A tracked version of the FINAL specification showing changes from the previous FINAL version 2.1.1, as well as a clean version of the FINAL, is provided for your information.
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The FINAL Companion Guide - Private health insurance report has been published to the Software developers homepage.

The FINAL Guide incorporates updates to reflect direct reporting to the ATO by funds.

A tracked version of the FINAL Guide showing changes from the previous published Guide, as well as a clean version of the FINAL, is provided for your information.

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The Private Health Insurance Statement Specification has been published to the software developers website. As this is the first occurrence of this document, only a clean version has been provided.

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