Here you will find some of the commonly asked questions about claiming back the costs of Osteopathy. If you are unsure or need more information, please contact us.
Can I claim for osteopathic treatment on my health fund?
All health funds recognise Osteopathy and will reimburse all or part of the cost involved if it is part of your specific cover. You will need to check with your fund or insurer before you start treatment to confirm your level of cover.
Do I need a referral from my GP?
No, not if you are attending the clinic as a private patient.
Do you accept Workers Compensation referrals?
Yes. All of our osteopaths are recognised to treat Workers Compensation referrals, please check with our reception team for the details concerning an individual osteopath. You need to bring the following documents when you come for your initial consultation:
- referral from your GP for osteopathic treatment, detailing the injury date and site(s).
- letter from your insurance company, stating your claim has been accepted.
- your claim number and the address of the insurance company, which may be listed in the above letter.
Upon establishment of the above information, the clinic can bill the insurance company directly on your behalf.
Disclaimer: Please note that on cancellation or withdrawal by the insurer, any outstanding fees are the responsibility of the patient directly.
Is Osteopathy available on Medicare?
Medicare rebate for part of the cost of osteopathic treatment is available for patients in financial hardship and on referral from your GP.