If you have a chronic disease, that is a medical condition for greater than 6 months, you may be eligible for a Medicare enhanced primary care plan.
Some common general disease examples include Asthma, High blood pressure, Heart disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Degenerative Disease, Stroke and Cancer
Some common musculoskeletal examples include Joint pain, Back Pain, Disc protrusion, Canal stenosis, Sciatica, Migraines, Headaches, Spinal Degeneration, Osteoarthritis and Post-surgical Rehabilitation
A care plan needs to be completed by your regular G.P (general practitioner. They will determine if you fit the criteria required & recommend the treatment that you would most likely benefit from.
Your G.P may also want you to visit a specialist or do a combination of treatment such as Physio or Podiatry with the Chiropractic treatment.
Please note that you can only have a TOTAL of 5 treatments of Allied health in a calendar year. For example, you may have 4 Chiropractic sessions & 1 Physiotherapy session equalling 5 is the most you can have in a year under Medicare.
YOU MUST HAVE A CAREPLAN BEFORE YOU START CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT IF YOU INTEND TO HAVE IT BULKBILLED.
Please note that ALL MEDICARE APPOINTMENTS ARE BULK BILLED, SO THERE IS NO OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES FOR YOU. Some conditions will require some further treatment & you can continue treatment privately if you wish.
We also provide a medical letter to the doctor at the start & at the conclusion of the treatment. Please contact our clinics if you require further information on 9303-9952 (Roxburgh Park) or 9746-3977 (Sunbury) or firstname.lastname@example.org