Fee Structure

 

Every person is different in their requirements when seeing a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE). Depending on your situation consultations will vary between each allied health care professional and will often then require a 3 or 6 month review period; depending on your current health status.

Education and support is the key to success!!!

We all learn at different rates and the benefit of having your own PRIVATE Health professional; is that they will look at you, the individual and not you the number in the system.

Mobile Services are also available at an additional cost or by arrangement with the certified health professional.

Remember that this is a private service and you should expect results. However as there is little government support for maintaining this private practice; there is generally a small out of pocket expense but what price do you put on your health?

Please see your Doctor as you may be eligible for a Team Care Arrangement(TCA)/Enhanced Primary Care plan (EPC) or Department of Veteran's Affairs (DVA) referral.

This may the enable  eligible clients  for a Medicare rebate.

DIABETES EDUCATION - CREDENTIALLED DIABETES EDUCATOR FEES

 

Initial Consultation                                                 $170.00
(Medicare Rebate Item No 10951*)                         ($53.80 from Medicare/Gap $116.20)

Review Consultation                                             $145.00
(Medicare Rebate Item No 10951*)                         ($53.80 from Medicare/Gap $91.20)

Short Review Consultation  (half hour )           $105.00
(Medicare Rebate Item No 10951* )                        ($53.80 from Medicare/Gap $51.20)

Insulin Start                                                               $110.00 (for all clients - no rebate)

*Please note that a Medicare rebate only applies if under Team care Arrangement or EPC Plan
*PLEASE NOTE THIS PRACTICE DOES NOT BULK BILL BASED ON THE QUALITY OF CARE REQUIRED TO TREAT DIABETES
DVA Gold Card:  DVA card holders billed as per DVA schedule of fees.
MOBILE SERVICE FEES:  Prices are charged on an individual basis, depending upon distance and time requirements.
ALL FEES ARE TO BE PAID AT THE TIME OF
CONSULTATION
(Discounts are at the discretion of management)
Created 13th August 2018
Last fee change noted: 31.10.2016

O’Brien Healthcare politely request 24 hrs notice for any cancellation of care with your Credentialled Diabetes Educator. Should you commit to your consultation and NOT present a fee will be charged, and further care will not be supplied until payment is made.

 


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