Yes, see a GP for an Allied Health Care Plan, Chronic Disease Management Plan, to qualify you need to have had the pain or condition for at least 3 months. Once approved, you will get 5 allied health appointments, covered by a Medicare Rebate.
To receive the rebate you must first pay the standard consultation fee, then the medicare rebate will be processed and deposited into your chosen bank account. In most situations, you can claim the 85% benefit.
Your osteopath may process a Medicare claim for you online or via their EFTPOS terminal, or they might give you a receipt which you can submit to Medicare – either online, by post or by visiting a Department of Human Services office.
You may also be able to claim a Medicare rebate for some X-rays referred by an osteopath. These include examinations of the:
When referred for medical imaging, check with the imaging provider about the Medicare benefit amount and whether there are any gap fees.