Chinese medicine (acupuncture) fees

Effective 1 July 2022

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 2022
Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item Number Maximum Payment Rate
Initial Consultation A600 $61.38
Standard Consultation A602 $50.16
Completion of Allied Health Treatment and Recovery Plan (AHTRP) when requested by the TAC A650* $55.06
For Acupuncture services provided by a GST Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022
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 Chinese Medicine Practitioner who is not registered for GST
Not Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item Number2022/23 Maximum Payment Rate2021/22 Maximum Payment Rate
Standard Consultation    
Completion of Acupuncture Treatment Questionnaire (when requested by the TAC) AGF650 $50.06 $48.82