You do NOT require a referral from your GP for a physiotherapy assessment.
All patients with private health care will be able to claim ON-THE-SPOT rebates through the HICAPS sydtem. Please check directly with your health fund for the amount of your rebate entitilement as this varies depending on your provider and level of coverage.
Coastal Physiotherapy are preferred providers for BUPA, HCF and Medibank Private. Note: Assessment and treatment fees are set by these providers and are lower than our standard rates. Higher rebates are also obtained through seeking treatment with Coastal Physiotherapy as a preferred provider. Please call our reception to obtain a current price for the preferred provider funds.
Medicare’s EPC programme allows up to five treatments per calendar year. Coastal Physiotherapy charges a small gap fee ($10 per appointment) for these services. This remains lower than many Maroochydore and Sunshine Coast clinics. There are strict eligibility criteria for the EPC – for more information please ask your GP. Note: You must have a GP referral to be eligible for the EPC rebates.
Coastal Physiotherapy works with all eligible veterans to provide high quality rehabilitation services. There is no gap fee on this treatment and services are billed directly to DVA.
We accept all WorkCover physiotherapy referrals with a medical certificate issued by a GP. There are no out-of-pocket expenses, as Coastal Physiotherapy does not charge a gap fee. WorkCover programs can provide in-rooms treatment, gym programs and hydrotherapy programs, depending on your individual rehabiliation requirements.
Private health rebates apply. Please contact your health fund to determine your rebate amount. Some health funds will allow on-the-spot rebates for massage therapy.