The process

 

There are a number of ways you can come and see us/

Privately – with a medical history form, which will be provided for you or a referral from a doctor listing your medical history

Chronic Disease Management (CDM) under Medicare (formerly Enhanced Primary Care Plan)

  • Medicare rebate for a maximum of 5 Allied Health services per patient each calendar year. Additional services are not possible in any circumstances.
  • You may be able to claim Medicare rebates for Allied Health services if you have a chronic (or terminal) medical condition that is being managed by your GP.
  • The need for allied health services must be directly related to your chronic condition.
  • A chronic medical condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for 6 months or longer, for example, Asthma, Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Musculo-skeletal conditions and Stroke.

Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA)

Patients will need:

  • A referral from their GP, medical specialist or hospital discharge planner which includes a diagnosis informing the Exercise Physiologist of the your condition requiring clinically necessary treatment
    AND
  • A Gold Card for all conditions or a White Card where the referral for treatment is for a war caused or service related condition accepted by DVA.