Enhanced Primary Care Program (EPC)
The EPC or Enhanced Primary Care scheme, is a Medicare scheme under which certain allied health providers such as Physiotherapy attracts a rebate from Medicare.
Does everyone qualify for the EPC scheme?
No. The scheme is for people with chronic and complex problems. You will need to see your GP to assess your eligibility for the EPC scheme
How many treatments can I have?
Under the EPC scheme, you can have a total of 5 visits to allied health providers in one calendar year (January to December). The five sessions may be to one or multiple providers.
Who decides if I qualify?
This is between you and your GP. Your GP will discuss your medical history and suitability for the EPC scheme.
Is Physiotherapy bulk billed?
Medicare offers a rebate of approximately $54 per session.
Normal session charges are payable at the time of your session and Medicare will rebate $54 back to you.
How much will it cost?
For example, if a session costs:
Physiotherapy initial assessment – $99
Medicare Rebate: $54
Gap Payment – $45
We can process your Medicare claim at the time of your session in order for you to receive the $54 refund from Medicare – Please download the Medicare app on your smart phone.
What we offer:
- The best Physiotherapy treatment in Parramatta
- Long consultations: 45 minute initial appointments, 30 minute follow ups
- Early morning and late evening appointments available
- Experienced Physiotherapists
- Hands on treatment
- Treatment in private rooms
Our Physiotherapists are Medicare, NDIS, DVA and Work Cover approved, specialising in injury management and rehabilitation to get you back to full function.