Did you know that many of our clients are entitled to rebates? For more information about rebates please ask at time of appointment booking. Rebates may be made through Medicare, Private Health Funds and Department of Veteram’s Affairs, speak with your GP or health fund to see if you are eligible.
Can I claim through Medicare?
YES, with the new MBS item known as Medicare Plus. The item will cover Dietitian services delivered to patients with a chronic condition and complex care needs. A doctor’s referral is required in this circumstance, so please speak with your GP before making an appointment. Medicare rebates are $52.95 per consultation with a maximum of (5) allied health visits per year. Complex and chronic medical conditions include: Diabetes, Obesity, Heart disease, Chronic pain, Depression, Arthritis, Cancer, Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, Osteoporosis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Can I claim through private health insurance?
YES, consultations with a Dietitian are eligible for rebates under private health insurance cover. Check with your individual health insurance company to see what you can claim.
Consultation fees are payable on the day by cash, cheque, credit card or Eftpos. We ask you to give us at least 24 hours notice if you are unable to attend. Our office at Ourimbah has HICAPS facilities to give you Medicare and Private Heath rebates on the spot, otherwise you can take your receipt to your nearest Medicare or Private Health Fund office to receive your rebates.
A cancellation fee may apply if less than 24 hours notice is given, or for those clients who frequently reschedule appointments.