For further information read our information sheets, What's new? brochure or call 1800 IPTAAS.
IPTAAS Boost for stays in Not-For-Profit Accommodation
Following extensive consolation with the Not-For-Profit sector IPTAAS will be making changes to their reimbursement amounts. The increased subsidy rate for patients stays on or after 1 February 2016 in Not-For-Profit accommodation will increase to:
For first seven nights of the financial year:
- $43 per night per single room
- $60 per night per double room
For all nights from the eighth night in that financial year:
- $65 per night per single room
- $85 per night per double room
State-wide 1800 number
We now have a designated state-wide 1800 number for IPTAAS patients. Simply call 1800-IPTAAS (1800 478 227) and select your local IPTAAS office.
- Hunter New England – Option 1
- Northern NSW & Mid North Coast – Option 2
- Far West – Option 3
- For all other areas – Option 4
Not sure to which area you belong? Select Option 5 and our friendly customer service staff are happy to assist you.
Allied Health changes
From 1 February 2016, rural and isolated patients travelling to highly specialised Allied Health clinics can claim for travel and accommodation for the first time.
The purpose of this reform is to assist patients for whom continuation with a treatment or therapy plan is difficult due to the need to access highly specialised allied health services which are only available in very limited locations.
For a patient to be eligible for assistance through IPTAAS, the Allied Health treatment received must be located in one of the clinics listed in the following document.