Is Podiatry covered by Medicare?
Yes, but only under a Chronic Disease Management Plan scheme or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA). Both of these require a referral from your GP as proof of your eligibility.
What is Chronic Disease Management?
Chronic Disease Management (CDM) is a government initiative that enables General Practitioners (GPs), allied health providers and a multidisciplinary team to plan and coordinate health care needs of patients with chronic disease or terminal medical conditions.
What is The Department of Veterans’ Affairs?
Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is a government agency that provides health care and rehabilitation services to those who served our nation.
Is Podiatry covered by private health insurance?
Yes! Podiatry is covered by private health insurance but it will depend on your level of cover. Please check with your health fund to see if your appointment/treatment is covered.
Do you have HICAPS?
Yes, we do. Please bring your health fund card with you when you attend your appointment.