Eligibility

You can check who can take part in a telehealth video consultation.

You don’t need to apply to take part in a telehealth video consultation. You can do this if you meet certain requirements.

You can participate if you have a Medicare provider number and are in a private practice as a:

  • specialist other than a specialist in general practice
  • consultant physician or consultant psychiatrist.

A general practitioner or another health professional with a Medicare provider number can also be with the patient during the telehealth consultation to provide clinical support. This is a supported consultation.

You can participate if you either:

  • provide care and accommodation to residents under the Aged Care Act 1997
  • hold a residential aged care service (RACS) ID.

Page last updated: 16 June 2021