Who is Eligible?
All patients living within REMOTE areas and/or who have difficulty commuting to specialists appointments are eligible for Telehealth (Please click link above for map).
Also, any patient in a RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE FACILITY are eligible, regardless of the location in Australia.
What are the Benefits?
1. The consultation with your GP and specialist allows for thorough communication between your team of health care professionals
2. Eliminates the need for patients and/or carers to travel excessive distance for suitable healthcare
The consultation is fully covered by Medicare, meaning no extra cost to the patient.