Radiation therapy under Medicare

This page provides information on many aspects of radiation therapy for health professionals and consumers

Page last updated: 22 February 2016

The following pages provides Health Professionals and Consumers with a range of information about the Australian Government’s funding mechanisms to support radiation oncology services (including radiation therapy), links to specific radiation therapy reports, quality improvement activities and treatment facilities available nationally.

Radiation Therapy under Medicare for Health Professionals

Includes information about the:
    • Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service (ACDS)
    • AIHW Radiation Therapy Waiting Times Report
    • Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS)
    • Radiation Oncology Health Programs Grant (ROHPG) Scheme
    • Review of the Radiation Oncology Health Programs Grant (ROHPG) Scheme
    • Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC)

Radiation Therapy under Medicare for Consumers

Includes information about what medical conditions radiation therapy is used for and public and private treatment facility locations.

Radiation Oncology and Radiotherapy Services

Includes links to additional information about what radiation therapy is, how it is delivered and available treatment facilities in Australia.