Anyone living with a chronic condition is eligible to have a management plan through Medicare. Management plans are the key to help you to plan to improve your health. It will enable you to take control of your chronic condition and get more out of life. A management plan is an agreement between you, your Doctor and other allied health professionals to set achievable goals in order to improve your health and well being.
As your GP, we would like to offer you this service at our practice. There is no cost to you as it is completely covered by Medicare.
If you require the help of allied health professionals such as dieticians, chiropractor, mental health worker, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, podiatrist, psychologist etc. you will be referred as part of this scheme and generally their services will be provided under Medicare. However in some circumstances you may be charged a gap payment. With your Management Plan in place you can attend five allied health professional services per calendar year.