Definitions

Some terms used in this site have specialised meaning.  They are capitalised to assist you. If the term is highlighted, you can click through to a section of the website that covers the term in detail.  If the item is not highlighted, please refer to the definitions below.
 
“Approved Applicant” means an Applicant who is approved to receive benefits from the Scheme, and includes such a person's Authorised Representative where the context permits

“Approved Healthcare Professional” means a healthcare professional (specialist) with expert knowledge, skills and experience in inherited bullosa skin disorders, specifically EB. Contact BrightSky Australia on 1 300 290 400 or email: eb@brightsky.com.au for a list of Approved Healthcare Professionals in your area.

“Authorised Representative” means a person authorised by a person, and/or the legal guardian of a person, diagnosed with EB, who is able to act on behalf of that person.

“Monthly Contribution” means the financial contribution the Approved Applicant makes to the cost of their monthly supply of dressings.  For more details, see the Monthly Contribution section of this website.

“Patient Responsibilities” means the patient/carer responsibilities set out in the eligibility letter, Eligibility Guidelines and this website.  These may change from time to time by notice to you.

“Standard Order” means the maximum monthly order prescribed by an Approved Applicants Treating Healthcare Professional.

“Treating Healthcare Professional” means an Approved Healthcare Professional or a nurse with experience in management and treatment of EB.