Make Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation available under Medicare
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This petition is for the purpose of advocating for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to be itemised under Medicare. Furthermore, TMS needs to be offered as an outpatient treatment and not solely as an inpatient treatment in Australia. For the 1 in 5 Australians who suffer a Mental Health issue, access to such a treatment is vital in the fight against depression amongst other mental health issues . Being available to patients as an outpatient would allow more people to be treated without overcrowding private hospital beds. This also has created a long waiting lists for maintenance TMS As it is not currently listed under Medicare, it is only available in Private hospitals, putting it out of reach of a large number of people.
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