DVA funds a comprehensive health assessment for anyone who has served a day in the Australian Defence Force (ADF). It's available to both permanent and reserve forces. The assessment is to help GPs identify and diagnose the early onset of physical and/or mental health problems among former serving ADF members.

 

 

Screening tool

The screening tool supports the assessment. It screens for alcohol and substance use, as well as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and psychological distress.

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Medicare Benefits Schedule numbers

This assessment is funded under the health assessment items 701, 703, 705 and 707 on the MBS.

Supporting resources