Opening times

Mon.-Fri.  8:30AM-7:00PM

Saturday  8:30AM-2:00PM

Sunday CLOSED

Address

329 St. Georges Road

Fitzroy North

Tel: (03) 9043 6568

Fax: (03) 9977 5852

Terms & Conditions

Privacy policy

FAQS

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Price List and Rebates

*CONCESSION

Concession fees apply to: Pensioners, Health Care Card holders, Full Time Students, Veterans – Please bring proof of concession to ALL appointments.

** MEDICARE CARE PLANS: CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT (CDM)

Consult your GP/Family Doctor as to if you are eligible for a rebate on up to 5 Osteopathy or Exercise Physiology Consultations under Medicare per calendar year

 

You may also be eligible up to 10 consultations with a Clinical Psychologist per calender year.

 

The Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Medicare items on the Medicare Benefits Schedule enable GPs to plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic medical conditions who may require Allied Health assistance.

 A ‘chronic medical condition’ is defined as one that has been or is likely to be present for at least six months, including but not limited to asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions and stroke.

PROCESS:

 

  • Talk to your GP/family doctor about your long-term pain. Your doctor will evaluate your eligibility and then refer you for appropriate services if you fulfil an eligibility screen.

  • If approved you will be provided with a form (or it may be faxed to us on your behalf). If you have the form please present it to reception with your Medicare card when attending your appointment.

  • Reception will process your Medicare rebate (current rebate is $51.95) after full payment of the consultation.

PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE: HICAPS

 

All allied health services are claimable through private health extras cover

 

  • We have a HICAPS facility for on the spot health fund claims.

  • Please present your card and you will only be required to pay the gap for your treatment.

 

Note: Please check your private health insurance policy for further information

WORK SAFE

  • Work Safe is a government authority that deals with injury at workplaces.

  • All employees have the right to claim compensation for the medical like costs for work-related injury

  • If you have suffered a workplace injury presently or in the past we can provide consultation for you and develop a program to get you back to work.

  • What you need to bring to your Initial Consultation:

    • A referral letter from your GP/Family Doctor

    • A copy of your Work Safe certificate

    • Your Work Safe Claim Number

    • Your Insurers Details

    • Any other materials/information related to your injury/claim (e.g. from your workplace, insurer, GP) or Imaging (e.g. X-rays and MRI)

 

Note: Please refer to the Work Safe Website for further information

TRANSPORT ACCIDENT COMMISSION (TAC)

Transport Accident Commission (TAC)

TAC is a government authority set up to look after people on our roads. The Neighbourhood Clinic provides a service for TAC claims. What you need to bring to your Initial Consultation:

  • A referral Letter from your GP/Family Doctor

  • Your TAC Claim Number

  • Any other materials/information related to your injury/claim (e.g. from your insurer, GP) or Imaging (e.g. X-rays and MRI)

 

Note: Please refer to the TAC Website for further information

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (DVA) 

 

The mission of the DVA is to support those who serve or have served in defence of our nation and commemorate their service and sacrifice. The Neighbourhood Clinic provides service for our Veterans

 

  • If you are a GOLD card holder you are entitled to be treated for any condition.

  • If you are a WHITE card holder you are entitled to be treated for only the conditions specified by DVA.

  • We will bill DVA directly for any care provided to you. This represents the full fee for the service provided.

  • You must be referred to an osteopath who is registered with Medicare Australia under the Medicare Scheme. A referral can be issued by one of the following:

    • a Local Medical Officer (LMO);

    • a General Practitioner;

    • a medical specialist;

    • a treating doctor in hospital;

    • a hospital discharge planner; or

    • another osteopath who has previously received a referral.

 

Note: A referral remains active for twelve months from the date of referral. Referral dates cannot overlap from one twelve month period to the next.

 

Note: Please refer to the DVA Website for further information

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