Payment is requested on the day and may be made by cash, cheque, EFTPOS or credit card.
A HICAPS machine is available for “on the spot” claims if you have Private Health Insurance which covers Dietetics appointments. The rebate varies with each private health insurance company, so it may be wise to check this before you attend
In some special situations the doctor will arrange a referral via a Care Plan if you have a Chronic Condition. This is called a Team Care Arrangement or Enhanced Primary Care Plan. The full fee must be paid on the day of your appointment and a Medicare rebate of $54.60 applies for each session (Up to 5 per calendar year in total for the allied health professional(s) named in your Care Plan). We can claim your rebate on the day and have it transferred into your cheque or savings account.
Veterans Affairs, WorkCover and TAC referral can be accepted but please note that prior approval is needed (arranged via your doctor) before the appointment can be made
Please note if you are unable to make your appointment, 24 hours notice is required. This allows us to reschedule clients who may be waiting.
A fee may be charged unless adequate notification is given.