For Referrers


No referral is needed to see any of our PridePlus Health team however a referral can be a useful way to facilitate your clients’ journey to us. Whilst a referral is not required they can be a way to open up funding to assist timely access to quality healthcare.

You can email referrals to team@prideplus.com.au.

Good old snail mail to any of our locations will also get your clients referral through.



Our Clinics

Melbourne CBD
4/52 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
170 Queen St, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Pascoe Vale
124 Kent Rd, Pascoe Vale, VIC 3044
Emerald
1 Murphys Way, Emerald, VIC 3782

 


On your referral please include any relevant clinical information you would like to hand over to our team. Things like medications, treating team of relevance (GP/Surgeon/Trainer/Run Coach etc.) and any specific requests (such as please assess for orthotics or please plan for a return to sport).

For clients to access rebates via Medicare, DVA, WorkSafe, and the TAC there are some specifics that are required for transparency, compliance and safety.

 


Medicare


For referrals to Podiatry, Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology under Medicare, a GP must complete the referral process, which includes:
– Completed GP Management Plan (Medicare item 721)
– Completed Team Care Arrangement (Medicare item 723)
– Completed CDM (formally EPC) Referral Form
– Refer to PridePlus Health and nominated allied health service(s)
– Note how many allocated visits for each allied health service
– Signed and dated

 

For Group Service Referrals to EP’s under Medicare, a GP must include:
– Completed GP Management Plan (Medicare item 721)
– Completed a GP Referral form for Group Allied Health Services under Medicare for patients with Type-2 Diabetes (can be found HERE)

 

TAC


For Podiatry, Physiotherapy and EP (Exercise Physiology):
A referral is recommended prior to commencing therapy. The referral should include client and the referrer’s particulars, the reason for referral and history. Any specific requests are to be outlined as well. The claim number needs to be identified.

WorkSafe


For Physiotherapy and Podiatry:
No referral is necessary to commence therapy, although a referral can facilitate an easy transition to our service. A basic referral with client details, injury details and history are preferred but not required.

For EP (Exercise Physiology):
For EP (Exercise Physiology), a GP referral IS required prior to commencing therapy. The referral should include client and referrer’s particulars, the reason for referral and history. Any specific requests are to be outlined as well.

DVA


For referrals to Podiatry, Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology under DVA a GP must complete the referral process which includes:
– Written referral on GP’s letterhead which includes the client’s name, DOB, address and contact details including the client’s DVA number.
– The service referred to (Podiatry, Physiotherapy or Exercise Physiology) must be referenced as well as the reason for referral.

More Information About Our Services


Want to learn more about the PridePlus Health team? Find out below.

Our Blog has lots of handy information for clients HERE.

And our team members have put together their own little bio’s HERE if you would like to learn a little about what makes each one of us tick.

prideplus health team

 

If you would like to get in contact to discuss a particular referral drop us an email at team@prideplus.com.au and we will get back to you ASAP.

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