In addition to referrals from Medical Practitioners, Medicare accepts referrals for specific diagnostic imaging examinations from the following list of allied health professionals. Please click on the relevant discipline to obtain current 2017 Medicare referrer guidelines.
- Physiotherapists & Osteopaths
- Nurse Practitioners
- Dental Practitioners (All)
In addition to the examinations covered under Medicare for all dental practitioners the following dental specialities can refer for other specific diagnostic imaging examinations. Please click on any of the following dental specialties to obtain specific and current Medicare referral guidelines.
- Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Periodontists, Endodontists, Pedodontists & Orthodontists
- Specialists in Oral Medicine & Oral Pathology
This information serves as a guide only, a complete copy of the current Medicare Benefits Schedule can be downloaded from the MBS online website. http://www.health.gov.au/internet/mbsonline/publishing.nsf/Content/Downloads-201611