Medicare-subsidised mental health-specific services

An annual summary report on Medicare-subsidised mental health services, prepared by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The data includes number of persons who accessed Medicare-subsidised mental health-specific services and the number of services provided by type of service (e.g., GP, psychiatrist, psychologist). The data is available at different geographic levels, including state, Remoteness Area, Primary Health Network (PHN), and SA3. From the 2020-21 reporting year, data are also available by demographics (sex, age group) mode of access (telehealth vs. in-person). Data downloads are available in Excel (XLSX) format.

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Author Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
Last Updated August 15, 2023, 06:54 (UTC)
Created July 21, 2023, 02:23 (UTC)
Asset Type Report
AGIFT Theme Statistical Services
Source (Internal / External) External - Other
Access Rights Open
Temporal Coverage From 2007
Geographic Scope National
Data Status Current
Update Frequency Annually