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A young carer with her elderly client
The reintroduction of indexation continues in 2019, with DVA fees for dental and allied health items, and most medical services, indexed by 1.6% on 1 July.
A medical officer interviewing a patient.
The DVA Provisional Access to Medical Treatment (PAMT) trial has been extended to 30 June 2020.
A woman walks between two parallel bars while another provides ready support with her hand just behind and just under her arm, if support is needed.
The treatment cycle supports a more collaborative approach and better communication between a DVA client's GP and allied health providers.
Woman and man in consultation
From 1 July 2019, all those transitioning from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) will be eligible for the Annual Veteran Health Check, every year for the first five years after transition.
Female RAP provider assisting a male client in a wheelchair.
Eligibility has been extended to include electric mobility aids, mobile personal emergency response systems, thickened fluids and ergonomic chairs.