Medicare and health fund rebates

Medicare Rebates

Medicare rebates are available for a maximum of 5 allied health services (including Exercise Physiology) per patient in a calendar year. These rebates are available to patients that have a chronic condition and complex care needs being managed by their GP under a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan. These include, but are not limited to

  • Diabetes

  • Cardiovascular disease

  • Obesity

  • Osteoporosis

  • Arthritis

  • Cancer

  • Muscular conditions of a chronic nature.

If you have been diagnosed with one or more of these conditions in may be beneficial for you to talk to your GP about getting a referral to see our Exercise Physiologist.

 

Health Fund Rebates

A number of health funds recognise Exercise Physiology services and provide a rebate. Different rebates apply depending on the type of cover. Please check with your health fund to see what rebates apply to you.