Who can access the Cleft Lip and Palate Scheme?
For a person to be eligible for the Cleft Lip and Palate Scheme, they must:
- Be diagnosed with a cleft lip, cleft palate or other eligible condition by a doctor or dentist.
- Have a Medicare card.
- Start treatment before you turn 22 years old.
- Have the treatment before the age of 28.
Patients that are 28 years or older and had past work under the scheme may be able to get approval for repair work.