CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT
A chronic disease is a long-term medical condition. We are committed to helping our patients prevent and manage chronic diseases with a multidisciplinary approach, using our network of specialists and allied health practitioners to provide management and advice regarding:
- Diet, exercise and daily activities
- General health care, including the eyes and feet
- Pain Management
- Mental Health
Our doctors and allied health professionals, including dietician, psychologist, podiatrist, physiotherapist and diabetic educator are here to help.
What is a Chronic Disease Management Plan?
Patients who have a chronic medical condition, as determined by their GP, are eligible for Medicare rebates for certain allied health services on referral from their GP.
What conditions must a patient have to be eligible for a Chronic Disease Management Plan?
To be eligible for any of the Chronic Disease Management Plan, a patient must have a chronic medical condition, as determined by their GP. This is one that has been or is likely to be present for three six months or longer and includes but is not limited to; asthma, cancer, cardiovascular illness, diabetes mellitus, musculoskeletal conditions and stroke.
Is there an age restriction for a Chronic Disease Management Plan?