Healthcare provider type

For use with Healthcare Identifiers Service forms.

Professions are listed in alphabetical order. If you do not see your profession in this list, that’s okay. You can still provide your profession on the form.

Professions regulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) do not appear on this list. Contact Ahpra to get your Healthcare Provider Identifier – Individual number.

  • Alexander Technique Practitioner
  • Ambulance Officer
  • Aromatherapist
  • Arts Therapist
  • Asthma Educator
  • Audiologist
  • Ayurveda Medicine Practitioner
  • Bowen Therapist
  • Community Health Worker
  • Complementary Health Therapist
  • Counsellor
  • Dance Therapist
  • Diabetes Educator
  • Dietitian
  • Drama Therapist
  • Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Genetics Counsellor
  • Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professional
  • Health Educator
  • Health Promotion Officer
  • Herbal Medicine Practitioner
  • Homeopath
  • Hypnotherapist
  • Kinesiologist
  • Lymphatic Drainage Practitioner
  • Massage Therapist
  • Musculoskeletal Therapist
  • Music Therapist
  • Myofascial Release Therapist
  • Myotherapist
  • Naturopath
  • Nutritionist
  • Oriental Remedial Therapist
  • Orthoptist
  • Orthotist
  • Pedorthist
  • Perfusionist
  • Play Therapist
  • Prosthesist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Reflexognosy Therapist
  • Reflexologist
  • Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Rolfing Practitioner
  • Shiatsu Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Sonographer
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Sports Therapist
  • Thai Massage Therapist
  • Tibetan Medicine Practitioner
  • Touch For Health Practitioner
  • Ultrasonographer
  • Western Herbal Medicine Practitioner.

Page last updated: 10 December 2021