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.