Funding Options Available
Medicare and Private Health Funds
Medicare Funding is available with a suitable referral from your Medical Specialist or General Practitioner.
- Enhanced Primary Care
- GP Mental Health Plan.
- Focussed Psychological Service Plans.
- HICAPS is available for on the spot claims processing with most private health funds.
Your medicare and private health refunds can be processed at the time of appointment.
Recognised Service Providers for…
- Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Helping Children with Autism Package.
- Better Start Package.
- Lifetime Care & Support
Follow-up Allied Health Services for people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
These items are available only to people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who have had a health assessment during which the GP has identified a need for follow-up allied health services. Medicare rebates are available for a maximum of five (5) services per patient each calendar Year.
Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Items – previously known as Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Program
The GP determines the client’s eligibility for the program.
Clients who have a chronic condition and complex care needs that are being managed by their GP under an Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) plan may be eligible.
A chronic condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer.
Clients have complex care needs if they need ongoing care from a multidisciplinary team consisting of their GP and at least two other health care providers.