If your health condition has persisted for more than six months our skilful and experienced team of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals can work in conjunction to support you.
We provide coordinated care through Health Assessments, a Chronic Disease Management Plan, Team Care Arrangements and the Diabetes Cycle of Care.
These services have significant Medicare rebates.
A GP Management Plan (GPMP) is a comprehensive plan aimed at coordinating your health care with chronic disease (for at least 6 months) or terminal medical condition.
Your GPMP can include referrals to up to five allied health services per calendar year for Medicare rebate and may include:
Your plan requires care from a GP and at least two other health or care providers.
For example, you may have two physiotherapy appointments, two appointments with a diabetes educator, and one podiatry appointment.
The twelve most common chronic conditions in Australia are:
This list is provided by the Victorian Government’s Better Health Channel along with a practical overview of living with chronic illness.
We understand the complexity and stress of managing a chronic condition for you and your loved ones. You can trust us to support you with the best available medical care and advice, kindly and respectfully given. Your SCMC team will be with you for the long term. At every predicted and every foreseen stage of your ongoing illness, we’ll be there.
Your doctor at South Coast Medical will coordinate your care in tandem with our talented allied health team. Their knowledge and experience may make a world of difference to your wellbeing.
If we sound like the caring medical team you want to help you manage your chronic condition, we’re ready for you.
Hand your completed form to one of our friendly administrators at your first appointment. If you have questions about filling in the form they will be happy to answer them.