To be eligible for IPTAAS, a patient must:

  • Be a resident of NSW or Lord Howe Island
  • Be enrolled with Medicare
  • Not be receiving, or eligible for, financial assistance for travel and accommodation from third party insurance or other Australian government services
  • Be referred for treatment at their nearest health service
  • Receive treatment at an approved health service
  • Travel from their residence for treatment at least 100km (one way), or at least 200kms in a week by making multiple trips to and from treatment