Bulk Billing assistance can be provided through these following ways:
1. Medicare (CDM or EPC plan)
2. Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA)
3. Motor Vehicle Insurance (ICWA)
4. Workers Compensation Claims.
Here at Lakeside Chiropractic we accept a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) or an Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) plans.
This means if you hold a current Medicare card, you are eligible for 5 free sessions per calendar year.
The care plan is directly related to your presenting chronic condition, and it is referred by your GP.
1. Book an appointment with your local GP.
2. Show your GP the rebate information letter below and ask for Chiropractic service at Lakeside Chiropractic Clinic.
3. Your GP will either email us or give you a referral letter for bulk billing, please bring that to us on your first visit with your chiropractor.
4. Make an appointment with by calling 9300 0095, or book online.
Am I eligible for a bulk billed Chiropractic?
A CDM/EPC plan is available to patients who have been suffering or will be suffering with a medical condition/musculoskeletal condition for 6+ month’s duration or have numerus health concerns. Consult your GP in order to see if you are eligible for a CDM/EPC plan.
Do I need to bring anything to my chiropractic appointment?
Just a copy of your CDM / EPC plan and your Medicare care in order to bulk bill your appointment.
Is my chiropractic appointment fully bulk billed?
Yes, there’s no gap payment for either initial appointment (30 minutes) or regular appointment (20 minutes).
Here in Lakeside Chiropractic, our chiropractors will provide care with tailored to your specific needs so that everyone can lead a happier, healthier lives, enjoying greater independence and a higher quality of life in their golden years.
If you have a Workers Compensation claim or Personal injury claim you are required to bring all documentation with you stating that the claim is approved and the Claim no. If you have not go this documentation you will have to pay for the appointments yourself and get reimbursed from Workcover when it is approved.
When your claim has been accepted, forward all accounts and invoices relating to medical treatment and other approved workers’ compensation entitlements to your employer, or their insurer, as soon as possible.
As with all correspondence, it is important to keep and file copies for your own reference.
If you have a Department of Veteran’s Affairs White or Gold card (DVA), your Chiropractic appointment is completely bulk billed. You must get a referral from you DVA approved GP and ask for Chiropractic services. Your referral is valid for 12 sessions or one year, which ever ends first. You may return to your GP for new referral to the chiropractor if required.