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      1.Can I use my private health insurance?

    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.

      2.What payment options are available?

    We accept EFTPOS, VISA, Mastercard. We do not accept cash.

      3.Is Osteopathic treatment claimable under WorkCover, TAC, Veterans Affairs and NDIS?

    Yes, At Ascot Vale Osteopathy, all Osteopaths are registered to treat patients supported by third-party insurers such as WorkCover, TAC, Department of Veterans Affairs or NDIS.

    4.Is Osteopathic treatment covered by Medicare?

    Osteopathy is only covered by Medicare if you are eligible for a Chronic Disease management plan (CDM) Plan. CDM Plans are approved by your GP. Please consult your GP to see if you are eligible.

    5.Is there a deposit required to book an appointment?

    For Initial consultation we do require a deposit to be paid. For any return consult booked in–person or over the phone there will no deposit required.


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