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
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