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How Can I Obtain Funding?

The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Tier 2 number is the only dedicated funding for pulmonary rehabilitation programs currently available in Australia.  However, funding is required to establish and conduct a program, other potential sources of funding are:

Potential sources of funding are:

  • Independent Hospital Pricing Authority IHPA Fact Sheet
  • Medicare initiatives (e.g. Medicare-Plus, Team Care-2, etc…).
  • Physiotherapy departments
  • Private health funds.
  • Dept. of Veteran Affairs initiatives.
  • Grant / project funding.
  • State and Federal government initiatives.
  • Local Area Health funding.
  • Chronic and complex care funding.
  • Aged care funding.
  • Commonwealth rehabilitation services.
  • Workcare.