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Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS)

Department of Health and Human Services

The Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS) subsidises travel and accommodation costs incurred by rural Victorians and an approved escort(s) who have no option but to travel more than 100 kilometres one way, or an average of 500 kilometres a week for one or more weeks, to receive approved medical specialist services or specialist dental treatment.

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Last updated: Wednesday, 03 August 2022