About PATS

PATS is funded by the State's Royalties for Regions scheme and is administered by the WA Country Health Service (WACHS).  It aims to support WA country patients' access to specialist medical services wherever they live in the State.

On average, PATS assists 35,000 country patients access specialist medical services and subsidises 99,000 travel journeys each year.

PATS applications are assessed by regional PATS offices in line with the PATS eligibility criteria.

The PATS Guideline and easy to follow PATS videos provide more information on the scheme.

Patients eligible for PATS can apply for the following subsidies:

 

 

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