About Private Health Insurance
The Melbourne Chiropractor has practitioners registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or equivalent accreditation in their field. This means that all providers at The Melbourne Chiropractor are claimable by all private health insurance funds in Australia.
All claims are processed on the spot and a gap fee will then be paid depending on the amount claimed. It is recommended that you take a look at your extra's cover with your health insurance and this will tell you the limit and cover amount you have.
About Medicare Rebates
The Melbourne Chiropractor offers a $54.60 rebate for all Medicare visits given by the GP/Specialist through a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) or Enhanced Patient Care (EPC) Plan for Chiropractic services on the spot! Out of pocket expenses are calculated depending on the duration of the consultation.
*If you are currently on a plan and are unsure how many visits you have call Medicare directly on 132 150.
Out of Pocket Expenses
The Melbourne Chiropractor may charge a fee which is calculated depending on the duration and type of service provided by our practitioners.Services & Pricing
What is a CDM or an EPC plan?
A CDM/EPC plan is a Medicare program designed to encourage a multi-disciplinary approach to chronic conditions that are likely to have lasted six months or more. This is because chronic conditions are often complex and require a thorough approach to ongoing care.
Common chronic conditions eligible for the EPC plan include not only back pain, but also other ongoing conditions such as emphysema, cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, depression, anxiety and many more.
DVA Claiming Explained
At The Melbourne Chiropractor, all Veteran Affairs (DVA) consultations and treatments are bulk billed.
You will not be charged anything out of pocket, providing that Veteran Affairs has either approved your injury for treatment and supplied you with a case number, or you have a valid Veterans Affairs (DVA) Card that you can supply during your care to be eligible for bulk billing.
- Gold card holders are entitled to be treated for any condition as often as they require for life (Gold card holders do not require a referral to book an appointment and start treatment).
- White card holders are entitled to be treated for certain conditions, specified and approved by DVA.
Once approved, treatment will be as often as required.
You will not be charged anything at the time of your appointment.
*All claims are made for you by The Melbourne Chiropractor - YOU PAY NOTHING OUT OF POCKET!
Treatment Before Pre-Approval/Referral
If you need treatment earlier prior to the forms being lodged and approved by Veteran Affairs (DVA), you can still come in and have an appointment with a chiropractor or osteopath.
However we will need to pay for your treatment, on the day of service and send the receipt to DVA for reimbursement.
*Be warned if the paperwork is not correct or complete they may refuse to pay for your consultations. It will be a matter between yourself and DVA to resolve.