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QUESTIONS, CLAIMS AND REBATES
DO YOU BULK BILL?
Podiatrists at the Brighton Foot Clinic also provide Medicare subsidised Podiatric treatments where a Chronic Disease Management Plan (CDM) has been put in place by the patients General Practitioner. A $15 Patient contribution is required to access this service via medicare. To arrange this, all necessary paperwork and documentation is required to be put in place by the General Practitioner and at this stage the Podiatrist will be engaged as a participant in this management plan.
A detailed report and foot health assessment will be returned to the patients General Practitioner as part of this team care approach
WILL MY INSURANCE COVER MY VISIT?
The Brighton Foot Clinic offers on the spot private health insurance claiming via HICAPS facilities. If your insurance covers Podiatry services you will be able to claim on the spot.
IS PODIATRY COVERED BY MEDICARE?
Podiatry services can be accessed via the Medicare Chronic Disease Management Program. This program is initiated by your General Practitioner and can entitle you to 5 medicare funded podiatry consultations per year. To access this service via medicare please speak with your GP.
DO YOU ACCEPT DVA, WORKCOVER, TAC CLAIMS?
To receive Podiatry Services under third party funding from Veterans Affairs, Work Cover or the Traffic Accident Commission you must have an appropriate referral completed by your General Practitioner or specialist. Please bring all paperwork associated with your referral to your first Podiatry appointment.