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|Title:||Patient Travel Scheme (PTS) guidelines: incorporating Patient Assistance Travel Scheme (PATS), interhospital transfer (IHT), medical evacuation (MEDIVAC)|
|Authors:||Hospital Services, DHCS|
|Keywords:||access;travel;social support;patients;financial assistance;specialists|
|Abstract:||The Patient Assistance Travel Scheme assists Northern Territory residents to access a range of essential specialist medical/surgical services. PATS provides assistance with travel and accommodation only. The purpose of this scheme is: • to promote equality of access for Northern Territory residents to planned specialist medical services. • to assist financially disadvantaged clients living in rural and remote areas who require planned specialist services. • to assist with travel arrangement for people disadvantaged by lack of access to resources.|
|Description:||Originally issued in 1998. This revised edition issued in 2003.|
|Appears in Collections:||Bulk upload testing|
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