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Medical Outreach - Indigenous Chronic Disease Programme (MOICDP)

What it does

The MOICDP provides funding to support a broad range of multi-disciplinary team based health outreach services that focus on the prevention, detection and management of chronic disease (primary and secondary care). Within the range of services supported to improve access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to chronic disease management and follow-up care, the following five health priorities are specifically addressed:
  • Diabetes;
  • Cardiovascular disease;
  • Chronic respiratory disease;
  • Chronic renal (kidney) disease; and
  • Cancer.

What it achieves

The MOICDP supports the delivery of a wide range of medical specialist, general practice and allied health outreach services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
MOICDP supports costs associated with delivery of the following outreach health activities:
  • Specialist medical services;
  • Allied health services;
  • Nursing services;
  • Combinations of eligible services (i.e. multidisciplinary teams); and
  • Outreach GP services.
  • Coordination and administration of these services;
  • Cultural awareness and safety training for participating service providers;
  • Upskilling / training;
  • Professional support that is associated with outreach services; and
  • Program administration costs.

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    Successful MOICDP State and Territory fundholders

    NSW: NSW Rural Doctors Network
    Phone: 02 8337 8100

    NT: NT Medicare Local
    Phone: 08 8982 1000

    Queensland: CheckUp Australia
    Phone: 07 3105 8300

    SA: Rural Doctors Workforce Agency-SA
    Phone: 08 8234 8277

    Tasmania: Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services
    Phone: 03 6777 2994

    Victoria: Rural Workforce Agency Victoria
    Phone: 03 9349 7800

    WA: Rural Health West
    Phone: 08 6389 4500