Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available for some purposes through these sources:
  • Financial assistance for interstate patient travel for ACT permanent residents:
    ACT Department of Health
    IPTAS (Interstate Patient Travel Assistance)
    Phone: 02 6205 3299
    email: IPTAS@act.gov.au
    web site:
    www.health.act.gov.au/c/health?a=&did=10078875
     
  • ACT Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group
    Phone: 02 6297 1261
    web site:
    www.actemcsg.org.au
     
  • Financial assistance for accommodation and travel for NSW residents in isolated and rural communities:
    NSW Department of Health
    IPTAAS (Isolated patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme)
    web site:
    www.health.nsw.gov.au/living/transport/iptaas.html
     
  • Australian Government’s Continence Aids Payments Scheme (CAPS). This scheme provides up to $533 pa (in 2013 - indexed) to assist eligible people who have permanent and severe incontinence to meet some of the costs of their incontinence products.
    Phone: 1800 33 00 66
    email: health@nationalmailing.com.au
    web site:
    http://bladderbowel.gov.au/caps/
    Application forms and guidelines:http://bladderbowel.gov.au/caps/application.htm
     




























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