Medicare access for allied health professionals

For allied health professionals to access Medicare rebates for their patients they must satisfy Medicare’s requirements.

Billing under Medicare 

To bill under Medicare, allied health professionals must:

Services Australia has Medicare information for allied health professionals, including eligibility requirements and guides on bulk billing. Its Health Professional Education Resources Gateway also has guides on MBS items for allied health professionals.

Prescribing under the PBS

PBS Online has information for Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescribers, including allied health professionals.

Providing services under the MBS

MBS Online lists the Medicare services subsidised by the Australian Government and available to allied health professionals.

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