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Building 410, 90 South Street, MURDOCH WA 6150

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Post:                PO Box 2052, KARDINYA WA 6163 

Fax:                 08 6444 7476

Email:              nicole@hearthealthandfitness.com.au

Phone:             0448098227

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FOR PRACTITIONERS

Referrals

If you would like to refer your patient to Heart Health and Fitness for exercise physiology services, please use one of the referral forms below providing as much information as you can.

Completed forms can be faxed (08 6444 7476), emailed (nicole@hearthealthandfitness.com.au) or sent via post (PO Box 2052, KARDINYA WA 6163) to Dr Nicole Gordon at Heart Health and Fitness.

Medicare Referral

Patients on a GP Management Plan (GPMP) and Team Care Arrangements (TCAs) are eligible for five individual allied health sessions per year on the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Patients with Type 2 Diabetes can also access Medicare rebates for up to eight allied health group services per calendar year.

Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) referral

Exercise physiology services include the delivery of clinical exercise interventions to manage chronic disease and the provision of post-acute exercise rehabilitation for people recovering from major injury or illness. Exercise physiology contributes to the management of:

  • diabetes

  • cardiovascular disease

  • osteoporosis

  • arthritis

  • cancer; and

  • muscular conditions of a chronic nature.

The Local Medical Officer is responsible for checking the eligibility of patients to receive treatment at DVA expense. White card holders are entitled to receive treatment at DVA expense for their accepted disabilities only.

 

DVA will not be responsible for costs incurred where prior approval requirements are not followed, where ineligible patients are treated, or where a patient is treated by a provider who is not authorised to provide treatment on behalf of DVA.