Referrals and Chronic Conditions

BMee works with a number of referral partners to help manage chronic conditions.

 

Our Exercise Physiologists are the exercise specialists. Prescribing you safe, evidence-based exercise interventions which are individualised and specific to you and your injury, condition or chronic disease.

 

Our Dietitians are specialists in the area of food and can effectively manage medical conditions, navigate IBS or food intolerances, provide guidance for weight management, diabetes management, sustaining good gut health, and nutrition advice for mental health.

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Medicare

 

Patients with chronic health conditions may be eligible for referral to an Allied Health professional under Medicare’s Chronic Disease Management Program scheme.

 

An Chronic Disease Management referral entitles the patient to a maximum of 5 individual sessions with an Allied Health provider in each calendar year.

Depending on their condition, patients can be referred to multiple Allied Health providers to achieve the best team care approach for their health. Please speak to your General Practitioner to discuss your eligibility for an Chronic Disease Management referral.

Under the mental health scheme you can be referred up to 20 visits per year for eating disorders.

 

Click here for the Medicare Homepage

 

 

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

 

We are registered NDIS providers and can see clients under Improved Daily Living, Improved Health and Well-being and, Daily Activity budgets.

 

Click here for the NDIS Homepage

 

 

Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)

 

Veterans with chronic health conditions may be eligible for funding from The Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) for allied health services.

 

Veterans should speak to their General Practitioner to discuss whether their health condition(s) entitles them to a DVA referral.

 

Through NDIS, our dietitans can provide:

  • Dietetic consultations and the development of a nutritional meal plan
  • Training of NDIS workers to implement the nutritional meal plan
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Stoma Changes as well as training of appropriately trained workers to provide PEG maintenance
  • Home Enteral Nutrition (to meet participant’s nutritional needs if appropriate).

 

Click here for DVA Homepage

 

 

Workcover

 

Exercise Physiologists play a vital role in helping workers stay at or return to work after an injury.

 

As every Work Cover, Income Protection and CTP claim is different, please contact us for specific information about handling your claim.

 

Click here for the Workcover Qld Homepage.

 

Private Health Insurance

 

Almost all private health insurance funds offer rebates for Exercise Physiology, Dietitian and Physiotherapy services. It is advised to contact your fund to determine your level of cover.

 

Aged Care Support

BMee Allied Health supports aged care through OzCare and Christ of Church packages. Contact us for more details.

Have further questions about referrals?

 

We are always here to help you manage your health in the most cost effective and supportive way.  Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have and one of our friendly staff will get in touch.

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