Our Exercise Physiologists are ESSA Accredited and provide services with no out-of-pocket expenses for NDIS, WorkCover/return-to-work, DVA, and Medicare referrals. Private Health rebates are also available.
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Physically Active is a registered provider for the NDIS. Our exercise physiology services are part of the “Health and Well-being” section for those with a permanent disability, where that disability impacts on the ability to perform activities of daily living.
Dept of Veterans’ Affairs
Entitled Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) clients may be referred for clinically necessary exercise physiology treatment by their General Practitioner.
Return to Work
Physically Active’s Accredited Exercise Physiologists are registered with WorkCover QLD and can offer exercise physiology services for any other workplace rehabilitation providers.
Physically Active provides functional exercise programs for the purposes of returning an injured worker to suitable work duties. This includes prescription of a tailored exercise program which is appropriate to the worker’s injury and work demands.
Chronic Disease Management Program
Medicare offers a rebate for up to 5 appointments for patients with chronic and complex care needs. Physically Active does not charge any out-of-pocket expense for these appointments. Talk to your GP about obtaining a referral to Physically Active for these appointments.
A chronic medical condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer. For example: asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions and stroke. There is no list of eligible conditions; however the CDM items are designed for patients who require a structured approach, including those requiring ongoing care from a multidisciplinary team.
Type 2 Diabetes Group Services Initiave
Medicare offers a rebate for upto 8 appointments for patients diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. The appointments consist of an initial individual appointment, followed by upto 8 appointments in a group-setting. Talk to your GP about obtaining a referral to Physically Active for these appointments.
Private Health Fund Rebates
Exercise physiology treatment can be covered by your private health fund provider, however rebates do vary.
Click here for a list of Private Health Funds that provide rebates for Physically Active’s exercise physiologists.
Physically Active is a team of Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEP's) who strive to provide an innovative science-based approach to prevent, treat and manage chronic disease and injury, as well as treat physical and psychological conditions through exercise prescription and programming. Our university qualified AEP’s are passionate about keeping up to date with science-based health and fitness research to help you achieve your health and fitness results as soon as humanly possible.