Who can get treatment under it
You can get treatment under the scheme if you're enrolled in Medicare.
All of the following must also apply:
- a health professional certified you with a cleft lip, cleft palate or other eligible condition before you turned 22
- your treatment by an approved health professional started before you turned 22
- you’re under 28 when you get treatment.
You must start your treatment under the scheme before you turn 22.
Page last updated: 6 November 2019
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