What is a referral?
A referral is a letter from a doctor, asking a specialist (or other health professional) for a diagnosis or treatment. If you see the specialist without a referral, Medicare will not cover any of your costs.
What care do I need?
There are many types of health care services and information available in Australia. Learn here how to find the right service at the right time.
Travelling to your healthcare appointment
Travelling to receive healthcare can be complex, time-consuming and costly. Here's how to help reduce these burdens through good planning.