Home visits are an essential Medicare service. And they're under threat.
Trusted by over 1 million families
For the last 20 years, Australians have relied on doctor home visits to care for their families after hours. It’s become a Medicare service we can’t live without.Learn More
A Medicare success story
Home visits save people from going to the hospital emergency department, saving taxpayers $724 million over the next four years.Meet a doctor
There is pressure on the government to: cut Medicare rebates to home visits, reduce the number of after-hours doctors and reduce freedom to communicate about the service.Stand up for home visits
Protect Medicare Home Visits
59886 people have signed up to protect this essential Medicare service.
Home visits are for when there is an urgent need for medical care and your regular GP is unavailable in the after-hours period. This includes evenings, night time, weekends and public holidays. Home visits are not for medical care provision that can wait for you to see your GP at their clinic.
Authorised by Dr S Doukakis, National Medical Deputising Services Australia (NAMDS), 174 Fullarton Road, Dulwich, Adelaide, SA 5065