People in prison or on remand in prison custody

Guide to eligibility for publicly funded health and disability services.

Eligibility:

Prison inmates and people on remand are eligible for publicly funded health and disability services that are not provided by the prison health system. 

Criteria: B27, Health and Disability Services Eligibility Direction 2011.

Proof of eligibility:

You (or the person acting on your behalf) will need to show the health service provider proof that you/the person is a prison inmate or an individual on remand.

Citizenship and immigration status are not relevant; length of stay is not relevant.

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