Medicare

If you suffer from multiple chronic conditions (Diabetes, Hypertension, Osteoporosis, Heart disease etc) you may be eligible to access services under Medicare to help manage and treat your health.

Chronic Disease Management Plan (CDM)

 

  • If you are deemed eligible by your GP you will be able to receive up to 5 sessions per calendar which are completely bulk billed at APEX (no additional payment required).
  • Individuals of AboriginalĀ and Torres Strait Islander are eligible for an additional 5 sessions per calendar year.
  • These consultations usually run for 30mins in duration.
  • You will be provided you with the tools required to help manage your conditions i.e Exercise guidance, behavioural change, nutritional guidance and education.
  • A referral from your GP will be required prior to commencing this service.

Type 2 Diabetes – Group Allied Health Services

 

  • People with type 2 diabetes can receive Medicare rebates for group services provided by eligible an Exercise Physiologists, on referral from a GP.
  • Eligible patient will receive 1 Initial Consultation and 8 group services.
  • You will be provided you with the tools required to help manage your diabetes i.e Exercise guidance, behavioural change, nutritional guidance, education in a group setting.
  • Group services are in addition to the five individual allied health services available to eligible patients who have a chronic or terminal condition.
  • At Apex Health and Rehab Solutions this service if completely bulk billed. There will be no out-of-pocket cost.
  • A referral from your GP will be required prior to commencing this service.

For more information about your eligibility and service under Medicare please contact:

www.health.gov.au

Telephone 132 011

Department of Human Services (Medicare)

Source: Department of Human Services (Medicare)

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