The following rebates may apply if referred by a GP or specialist.
GP Management Plan (EPC)
A rebate from Medicare may be available if your GP places you on a GP Management Plan (GPMP) (formally - EPC Program). Under the GPMP, Medicare rebates are available for patients with chronic and complex care needs on referral from their GP. Patients are entitled to up to 5 allied health services per calendar year. There is a $15 out of pocket expense for these services, however we do bulk bill in some instances.
Group Allied Health Services under Medicare for patients with type 2 diabetes
If you have type 2 diabetes and are on a GP Management plan you are entitled to his service. A rebate is available for an initial assessment to determine suitability for the program and eight group services. There is a $10 out of pocket expense for the initial assessment and a $10 out of pocket for each group service. We do bulk bill in some instances.
Additional rebates for patients identifying as Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander are also accessible.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
If you are under the age of 65 and have a disability that is likely to be permanent, and where that disability impacts on you ability to carry out day to day tasks, you may be eligible for funding through the NDIS. We are registered providers for the NDIS.
Workers’ Compensation and CTP
Patients with approved Workers Compensation Claim or Compulsory Third Party (CTP) will not have to pay for their consultations. The 3rd party will be billed directly by Health Studio. You will require a referral from your GP or Specialist and an up to date medical certificate.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Patients who have been referred by their GP or Specialist on a D904 Form can access Exercise Physiology services provided it is for clinically necessary treatment. DVA will be billed directly by Health Studio.
Private Heath Funds
Most private health funds recognise exercise physiology services. We recommend that you check with your health fund as the rebate will vary depending on your health fund or your level of cover.