Chinese medicine (acupuncture) fees

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Effective 1 July 2021

Acupuncture services can be invoiced online via LanternPay for next business day payments.

For Acupuncture services provided by a GST Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner on or after 1 July 2021
Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item Number Maximum Payment Rate
Initial Consultation A600 $59.87
Standard Consultation A602 $48.92
Completion of Allied Health Treatment and Recovery Plan (AHTRP) when requested by the TAC A650* $53.70
For Acupuncture services provided by a GST Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021
Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item Number Maximum Payment Rate
Initial Consultation A600 $59.11
Standard Consultation A602 $48.30
Completion of Allied Health Treatment and Recovery Plan (AHTRP) when requested by the TAC A650* $53.02
For Acupuncture services provided by a Chinese Medicine Practitioner who is not registered for GST
Not Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item Number2021/22 Maximum Payment Rate2020/21 Maximum Payment Rate
Standard Consultation    
Completion of Acupuncture Treatment Questionnaire (when requested by the TAC) AGF650 $48.82 $48.20

This Payment Limit relates to the following services