Frequently asked questions

Do I need a referral to see a Podiatrist?

No referral is required.

Does Medicare cover Podiatry consultations?

Medicare will only provide rebates to patients with an eligible Enhanced Primary Care Plan (EPC).

What is an Enhanced Primary Care Plan (EPC)?

The EPC is a Medicare initiative that provides patients who have a chronic medical condition (e.g. diabetes) with up to 5 podiatry consultations per year.
 Patients are only eligible to receive an EPC from their General practitioner.

Can the podiatrists refer me for an X-ray, ultrasound or MRI?

Yes.

I have private health insurance (with Podiatry cover) can I access my private health rebate onsite when I come in for my appointment?

Yes, we have Hicaps facilities at our clinics.

If I am booking a consultation as a TAC or Work safe patient, do I need a referral?

Yes, you will be required to have your referral and claim number prior to your consultation.

Is there a discount for pensioners?

Yes