Topic: Medicare

Frequently asked questions about Rhinoplasty

A rhinoplasty is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed in Australia. Thousands of people have the procedure done for aesthetic and medical reasons done every year, and it frequently ranks in the top three most performed surgeries in the country. This means there’s a wealth of local… Read more »

Can I claim a Medicare rebate for a Breast Reduction Procedure?

If you have large, heavy breasts which are causing you back, neck or shoulder pain, and/or emotional problems, you may be thinking about having breast reduction surgery.  Along with the pain, you might also be having issues with finding clothes which fit properly or look attractive because of your bigger… Read more »

Can I claim Medicare for a tummy tuck procedure?

The answer to this question is : depends.   You will need to meet certain conditions which have changed since 1 January 2016, in order to claim Medicare Item 30177.  Typically, the patients who will be eligible have had massive weight loss (shown by a drop in BMI) with dermatological… Read more »