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Chronic Disease Management
(formerly Enhanced Primary Care or EPC)

Medicare rebates are available to treat chronic conditions.

Medicare rebates are available to treat chronic conditions.

Did you know that you can use Medicare for up to five chiropractic visits per calendar year?

Chronic Disease Management is a government initiative that allows people with chronic injuries or ailments to access professional services, including chiropractic care, to assist with management of their condition. As an Allied Health Professional, Dr John Infante (Chiropractor) is able to offer care under Chronic Disease Management.

Am I Eligible?

At JR Chiropractic, eligible patients are able to get a Medicare rebate of up to $52.95 per visit.

To be eligible to receive the rebate through Medicare:

  • You need a referral to a Chiropractor  from your General Practitioner (under item number: 10964). Dr John is able to write a letter to your GP to assist with this.
  • You must have a chronic medical condition that has been present for 6 months or longer that is not being managed well in its current state.

Chronic Conditions include:

  • Musculoskeletal Conditions: such as chronic injuries involving the lower back, neck, shoulders, knees, etc.
  • Diabetes (Type 1 and 2)
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Obesity
  • Stroke
  • Arthritis
  • High Blood Pressure

For more information, talk to Dr John at JR Chiropractic!


JR Chiropractic | (02) 9599-6554