Medibank Health Solutions has been replaced by BUPA Medical Visa Services for the purpose of carrying out medical services for the Australian government, including people applying for visas to migrate permanently or stay temporarily in Australia, satisfy health requirements specified in Australian migration regulations.
From 28 July 2014, Bupa Medical Visa Services will open medical centres around Australia to provide medical assessments to Australian visa applicants. From 21 July, you will be able to book your assessments online or by calling BUPA contact centre on 1300 794 919.
In a media release by Bupa Australia and New Zealand Managing Director, Dean Holden, said the announcement underlined Bupa’s diversity and global expertise in health and care.
The three-year agreement with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will see Bupa establish and operate a range of purpose-built medical assessment centres in major Australian cities, whilst managing a network of approved medical clinics to provide services in regional areas.
The agreement would cover onshore medical services, offshore medical results processing, relevant ongoing health undertakings and maintenance of clinical notes.