The referral may be invalid for various reasons. These include:
- the maximum number of appointments allowed under this referral type has been reached;
- the expiry date has passed;
- the Provider Number is incorrect;
- the referral has been assigned to the wrong practitioner;
- the referral date is incorrect; or
- the dollar limit has been reached for the referral type.
This list is not exhaustive; please contact Medicare on 1800 700 199 for more information.