Rural Other Medical Practitioners (ROMPs) Program

The ROMPS program provides access to the A1 Medicare item group to non-vocationally recognised medical practitioners providing general practice services in eligible rural and remote areas. Normally non-vocationally recognised medical practitioners would access the lower A2 Medicare item group.

Page last updated: 13 June 2018

Program Guidelines

Word version: Rural Other Medical Practitioners Program Guidelines (Word 495 KB)
PDF version: Rural Other Medical Practitioners Program Guidelines (PDF 82 KB)

Application Form

Word version: Rural Other Medical Practitioners Program Application Form (Word 535 KB)
PDF version: Rural Other Medical Practitioners Program Application Form (PDF 68 KB)

Contact for more information

For enquiries relating to program guidelines and application forms, please contact the Department by emailing OMPS@health.gov.au

For enquiries relating to the status of your application, payments, eligibility or whether a particular location is eligible for the Program, contact the Department of Human Services - Medicare on 132 150.

This program will be affected by the measures announced in the 2018-19 Budget.