08 April 2024

GPs, registered nurses (RNs) and pharmacists can be reimbursed for their time when vaccinating patients at home, in disability homes or in Residential Aged Care Homes, through SWSPHN’s Assertive Outreach COVID-19 program.

You can claim:

  • the vaccination as an MBS item through Medicare
  • for the time spent doing the vaccination, through SWSPHN
    • $150 per hour + GST for GPs
    • $80 per hour + GST per hour for RNs and pharmacists

To claim the reimbursement, two to three residents should be vaccinated per aged care home visited and at least one person per home visit.

You cannot claim travel time to and from the home or aged care facility.

You will need to submit: