Updated March 02, 2019 13:53:49The term ‘medicares intermediary’ is often used to describe any person, business or organisation that helps you access or buy health insurance, but does not itself provide a health insurance policy.
This category of intermediaries includes companies like Medco Health Services, Centrum Health Insurance, CentraHealth Health Insurance Australia, Medco Pty Ltd and Medco Group.
These companies are not authorised to do so, and their activities are not covered by the AHCI.
If you need help getting an approved medical-assisted dying order (MAP) in Australia, contact the AHD or the NSW Centres for Healthcare Administration.
The term also applies to a number of organisations who offer health insurance.
These include hospitals, pharmacies, ambulance services, health centres, hospices and specialist and allied health organisations.
You can also find out more about the AHA’s AHCIs and how to access them here.
How do I get an approved MAP?
The AHCs for Health Insurance and Pensions are the main forms of insurance available to people who qualify for the AHE.
If your insurance coverage falls into one of these categories, the AHBs for Insurance may be able to help you get an AHE on your behalf.
If they don’t, you can contact the Commonwealths Centres of Excellence for Health.
You may also want to contact your health insurer or GP for further advice.
In some circumstances, you may also be able go to the NSW Health Service or the AHSC to get an authorised MAP.
These organisations will help you access medical assistance in your own way and will provide you with information about the conditions and treatments covered.
In most cases, you will need to complete an application form for an AHCP or a MAP, and submit it to the AHR or the NT HSC.
If this isn’t possible, the Centres can assist you.
You will also need to show that you:If you have a serious medical condition and you need medical assistance, you should seek medical advice.
If the situation is not urgent, you need access to an approved doctor.
If you need more information about a particular AHC or MAP, you must ask your doctor or a licensed medical practitioner to help.