Private health funds, EPC and DVA
Podiatry is a registered and regulated health profession with private health funds providing cover for some podiatry services on their ancillary tables. Please speak to your provider to establish what codes and how much will be covered for podiatry.
DVA – Department of Veteran Affairs (Gold and eligible White Cards) It is essential for these patients to have a referral from their Doctor. Entitled veterans are covered for private podiatry services through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
As well as a referral from their Doctor, work cover patients require a Claim Number from Work Cover.
Medicare (Enhanced Primary Care):
Patients who suffer chronic conditions may be eligible for subsidised visits to private podiatry through the Enhanced Primary Care Program. Patients with a chronic condition may be eligible for Medicare rebates. Please contact your Doctor to determine if you qualify for this rebate before your appointment.
All fees are to be paid at the time of your consultation. Cash, Cheque, Mastercard, Visa, American Express and EFTPOS are accepted. Private health insurance funds cover podiatry services under their ancillary tables. Please contact your health insurance fund for full details.