Osteopathy is covered by most health insurers under extras cover. We recommend contacting your private health insurer to clarify the terms and conditions of your policy. We have HICAPS which means your private health insurance claim can be claimed on-the-spot and you then only have the gap to pay. We accept cash, EFTPOS, VISA, Mastercard.
Medicare also offers the Chronic Disease Management Plan (formerly Enhanced Primary Care), which means if eligible, you may be able to claim a rebate from Medicare for up to 5 osteopathic treatments. Whether a patient is eligible for CDM services is a clinical judgement for their GP. In order to claim on the CDM you must have a referral from your GP.
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