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Format of Letter from specialist that can be submitted at PR medicals

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Hi All,

My close family, have a child with OBPI birth injury 2.5 years old with good function in hand and improving. We have applied for 190 Visa already and waiting to give medical exam.

Before we go for medicals, we thought we should get all the documents ready so that there is no delay with MOC asking for more later.

Our specialist agreed to give us a letter for visa medicals with all the history, prognosis and possible condition for next 10 years.  We will take the reports like OLD MRI reports, case reports till last visit and letter from the current visit and obviously the child will be there before the panel of doctors.

Does any one have a format of the letter that we can use. Also can the letter be addresses to "to whom so ever it may concern" or should it be specifically addressed to visa officer or MOC.

Should we include as much info as possible in that letter or just keep it short. Also since we are from India, does it make sense to include cost of treatment will date in India (I would think not necessary, but still wanted to double check)

 

Thanks

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8 hours ago, Dip489 said:

Hi All,

My close family, have a child with OBPI birth injury 2.5 years old with good function in hand and improving. We have applied for 190 Visa already and waiting to give medical exam.

Before we go for medicals, we thought we should get all the documents ready so that there is no delay with MOC asking for more later.

Our specialist agreed to give us a letter for visa medicals with all the history, prognosis and possible condition for next 10 years.  We will take the reports like OLD MRI reports, case reports till last visit and letter from the current visit and obviously the child will be there before the panel of doctors.

Does any one have a format of the letter that we can use. Also can the letter be addresses to "to whom so ever it may concern" or should it be specifically addressed to visa officer or MOC.

Should we include as much info as possible in that letter or just keep it short. Also since we are from India, does it make sense to include cost of treatment will date in India (I would think not necessary, but still wanted to double check)

 

Thanks

The pediatrician just gave us a letter much as you described - as long as it has got the relevant information in, it will be ok.  We were told for it to include:  Condition, investigations or treatment and prognosis.  I think specialists are used to writing letters for reports - I would say for them to include the relevant medical history and findings from the date of diagnosis - it may be worth the specialist including in their letter a review of all the significant findings of the previous MRI reports if you have a lot so that you are not having to submit multiple documents.

The panel Dr will not make any decisions - the medicals are pretty minimal, the pass all the information on and then it will be referred on for review.

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21 hours ago, ali said:

The pediatrician just gave us a letter much as you described - as long as it has got the relevant information in, it will be ok.  We were told for it to include:  Condition, investigations or treatment and prognosis.  I think specialists are used to writing letters for reports - I would say for them to include the relevant medical history and findings from the date of diagnosis - it may be worth the specialist including in their letter a review of all the significant findings of the previous MRI reports if you have a lot so that you are not having to submit multiple documents.

The panel Dr will not make any decisions - the medicals are pretty minimal, the pass all the information on and then it will be referred on for review.

Hi, I have one more question. Per the official website below are the costs accounted for Medical tests cost calculation . Does NDIS fall under any of these categories.

Would NDIS costs be accounted under 49000 too

"""""""“Health care” is not defined under migration law. Under policy, health care is taken to include:

  • ongoing medical services (e.g. renal dialysis)

  • hospital services (both inpatient and outpatient care)

  • residential and nursing home care services

  • palliative care

  • community health care

  • community consultations (e.g. general practitioners, specialists, allied health and other health care

    providers, if subject to a public subsidy)

  • rehabilitation services

  • disability services

  • medications subsidised by the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). """"""""""

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I'm sorry, I don't know how the costs are calculated but I know there's been recent changes and the overall cost to Australia was reduced.  We just submitted consultant reports and passed the medicals as there was no ongoing illness to treat.


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2 hours ago, ali said:

I'm sorry, I don't know how the costs are calculated but I know there's been recent changes and the overall cost to Australia was reduced.  We just submitted consultant reports and passed the medicals as there was no ongoing illness to treat.

Hi Ali, 

Do you mean the cost threshold has been increased to 49000 for 10 year period.. is that what you are talking about??

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12 hours ago, Dip489 said:

Hi Ali, 

Do you mean the cost threshold has been increased to 49000 for 10 year period.. is that what you are talking about??

sorry yes - that's what I meant.


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