Enhance Primary Care — EPC is a Medicare program which is to subsidise Medicare patient with chronic health condition which it requires referral from their GP. This program allows patient to have a maximum of 5 visits from different allied health professionals in a calendar year. If GP referral letter indicates 5/5 for podiatry service, this patient can be bulked bill as schedule fee. This program suits pensioner or medicare card holder.
Note: Patients who are seeing podiatrist in Holland Park General Practice, has a GAP fee to pay for podiatry service. Please make phone inquiry 07-3088 7638
Private Patient — Patients with private health fund are welcome. We accept private health funds such as BUPA, Medibank Private, HCF, Defense Health and etc. Patient must have cover for extras or excess. Percentage of podiatry rebates are depending on individual level of health cover. It could be 50% or more. Patient will be given a receipt and included service code which they can claim it from their health provider after each podiatry service.
Department of Vetrans Affairs —Veterans with gold card enjoy health services without paying the excess from podiatry schedule fee but veterans with white card needs to check their coverage with DVA. They can see a podiatrist without GP referral. There won’t be any excess charges as long as they are remained as gold card holder.
Work Cover Queensland – Patient who is under this category, is considered private. Patient usually has physical injury resulted from work and their services are funded by Work Cover.