These guidelines should be read in conjunction with our General provider guidelines.
Who can provide osteopathy services?
You can provide services if you are registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (e.g. AHPRA) to practice in the osteopathy profession (other than as a student).
What we can pay for
We can pay the reasonable costs of your patient’s osteopathy services, without prior approval, immediately after a transport accident when they are required as a result of a transport accident injury. We can pay for:
We will review our client’s treatment to ensure it’s reasonable, clinically justified, outcome focused and in line with the Clinical Framework. We'll ask you and our client for information during these reviews and may temporarily stop funding treatment if we don’t receive it. When requested, you must complete the Allied health treatment and recovery plan and return it to us.
Reviews help us understand our client’s injuries, treatment needs and goals and how to best support them to get their life back on track. After a review we’ll let you and our client know the decision regarding further treatment.