The Medicare referral allows people with chronic disease who are being managed by their general practitioner (GP) under a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan to access Medicare rebates for Exercise Physiology services.
In order for you to be eligible to receive a Medicare rebate you must be referred from your GP with the following items:
- GP Management Plan GPMP – Item 721 or 732 (review)
- Team Care Arrangements TCAs Item 723 or 732 (review)
- This program was previously known as the ‘Enhanced Primary Care (EPC)’ program
Please note, your general practitioner will determine whether you are eligible to be referred on the EPC plan.