All examinations performed by North Coast Radiology are done so in observance of the Medicare Benefits Schedule. The Medicare Benefits Schedule provides criteria which determine if rebates offered by Medicare can be accessed by patients.
For a patient to be eligible for a Medicare rebate there are certain criteria that all referrals must display.
– Referrer name
– Referrer provider number
– Referrer contact details
– Examination requested
– All relevant clinical history
Examinations have medicare eligibility rules which apply and your referring practitioner will be able to advise you as to general eligibility. Information regarding specific eligibility for individuals and specific examinations will be provided by our staff during the appointment booking process. Any questions please contact your local branch.