Medicare Allied Health Rebate for Chiropractic care

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Medicare Allied Health Rebate for Chiropractic care

Can I get a Medicare Rebate?

Talk with your local GP about eligibility for the Medicare rebate, covering chiropractic treatment. If you suffer from a chronic condition (or have complex care needs) that requires care, you may be eligible to receive up to five visits per calendar year for an Allied Health modality, such as chiropractic.

 

Your GP may determine if you would benefit from care provided by a range of health professionals.


What do I need to do?

Visit your local GP to discuss your health concern. You may be placed on an Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) plan that specifically refers you for chiropractic care, to a clinic such as Lyons Road Family Chiropractic. It is your GP that decides if an EPC Medicare rebate is appropriate in your case.

Do I have to pay anything?

Your EPC Medicare rebate for chiropractic covers the cost of up to five full chiropractic sessions at Lyons Road Family Chiropractic. You should not incur any other expenses during these visits, unless you decide to follow through with additional treatment or services. After your five visits, you may choose to continue your care at standard clinic fees.

What about private health insurance for chiropractic?

You may use either an EPC Medicare rebate or your private health insurance: you can’t use both at the same time. Once you have claimed your five EPC rebates you may continue with chiropractic care, using your health insurance.

Does medicare cover X-rays?

No, however Lyons Road Family Chiropractic or a radiology provider may be able to bulk bill these for you, if required. Speak with one of our staff on this.

Consult our clinic today

Lyons Road Family Chiropractic is not responsible for the amount reimbursed by Medicare. This is a matter between yourself, Medicare and your GP.

 

If you think you may benefit from chiropractic care, and suffer from a chronic health condition, ask your GP about an EPC Medicare Rebate or Allied Health referral for treatment at Lyons Road Family Chiropractic.

 

Of course, you are welcome to consult our clinic and begin chiropractic care, with or without an EPC plan, at any time. Please phone (02) 9819 6182 or email us below to book.

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