We give you freedom to choose.
Choose your preferred hospital, doctor or any other service provider, such as your physiotherapist and dentist, as long as the provider is recognised with us.
What does this mean?
Emergency Services Health will only pay benefits for services from recognised providers.
Individual providers are required to meet certain criteria in education, continuing work experience, professional education, hold appropriate professional indemnity and public liability insurance and have completed a prescribed number of hours work experience. This is protect our members, to ensure they are getting reputable care.
Practitioners in the dental, chiropractic and physiotherapy fields can apply through Medicare to be accredited.
Providers in fields of complementary (alternative/natural) services can apply to police health is to be recognised. Police Health enlists the help of the Australian Regional Health Group (ARHG), who provides expertise in the recognition of health service providers.
We use the Australian Health Services Alliance (AHSA) for hospital contracting.
To find out if your provider is recognised by us, please call us on 1300 703 703.