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 Reciprocal Health Care Agreement for Australia

RHCA Entitlements

The department has determined that dialysis treatment as public patients will be provided to visitors from RHCA countries on the following conditions:

•Eligible visitors covered by RHCAs are entitled to 12 procedures over a 3 month period of stay.

•Access to renal dialysis services will be based on clinical need and service capacity of the health service providing renal dialysis services.

•Eligible visitors are required to make arrangements with the health service prior to their arrival to ensure that renal dialysis services are available and can be provided.

There is further information on this provided in the links below.

https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/about/news-and-events/hospitalcirculars/circ2211

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/enablers/health-care-visitors-australia