Exercise Physiology Clinic

Chronic Disease Management

ExercisePeople with chronic conditions and complex care needs who are being managed under an Enhanced Primary Care plan by their General Practitioner are eligible for a Medicare rebate for EP services (under Medicare Plus). The Chronic Disease Management (CDM) items include, but are not limited to the management of:

  • heart disease,
  • diabetes,
  • obesity,
  • asthma,
  • cancer,
  • neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders,
  • arthritis
  • mental health conditions.

Seven out of 10 consultations by General Practitioners within Australia are chronic-disease related.