Isolated patients can receive travel and accommodation assistance

Assistance for isolated patients

IPTAAS is the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme. This is a NSW Government scheme providing financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs when a patient needs to travel long distances for treatment that is not available locally. You will find a video to help you apply for assistance, it’s 8mins long and well worth watching.

If you are unsure you are eligible, there are simple steps to check, it will make the whole process easier for you.

You have to create an account

There is a good layout here of the options as there are 6 forms. They say what to use dependent on your circumstances.