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Core Physiotherapy & Pilates Studio Adelaide

What can I expect to pay?

The cost of your Physiotherapy services will differ depending on your current situation and the health fund agreements at your nearest Core Physio practice.

 

 

Please select your fee category below to get more information on your out of pocket expenses when you make an appointment.

 

BUPA

Members First Physiotherapy Network Fees

When a client attends a practice that has a BUPA Members First agreement, BUPA will pay the maximum rebate back on your appointment, leaving you with a reduced out of pocket expense.

 

Your gap will vary based on your level cover, however as a guideline, the best and worse case scenarios are shown below:

 

BUPA Consult TypeTotal CostBest Case ScenarioWorst Case Scenario* (approx)
Initial Consultation
(40 mins) T500

$79.50

$0 Gap

$31.80 Gap

Subsequent Consult

(30 mins) T505

$64.50

$0 Gap

$25.80 Gap

Pilates Group

(40 mins) T560

$24.50$0 Gap$14.50 Gap

 

*Please note - these gaps are a guideline based on your funds current extras packages & your cover may vary. To find out the exact amount of your gap, you can contact BUPA on 134 135 and quote the above codes and total price.

 

Some BUPA family covers even offer no-gap for all physio appointments for kids under 25, all year round!

 

Also some covers have an annual bonus which covers the gap on the first few claims per year (bonus used for any service - not just physio until it all used)

 

Core Physio practices that are BUPA Members First providers include:

Non – BUPA Members First Fees

Although we have registered our interest, at certain practices, we have not been able to secure a BUPA Members First agreement.

BUPA members are still welcome to attend these sites and can still claim on their BUPA insurance. Regardless of your health fund, the same great service quality, one on one care and availability of appointments applies.

To find out the exact benefits and gap you would receive in this case, please contact BUPA.

If you would like us to secure a Members First agreement with BUPA please help our cause by contacting BUPA and putting a good word in for us.

Health Partners

When a client attends a practice that has a Health Partners preferred provider agreement, Health Partners will pay the maximum rebate back on your appointment, leaving you with a reduced out of pocket expense.

 

Your gap will vary based on your level cover, however as a guideline, the best and worse case scenarios are shown below:

 

HP Consult TypeTotal CostBest Case ScenarioWorst Case Scenario* (approx)
Initial Consultation
(40 mins) T500

$73.00

$0 Gap

$20 Gap

Subsequent Consult

(30 mins) T505

$63.00

$0 Gap

$20 Gap

Pilates Group

(40 mins) T560

$23.00 - $27.50$0 Gap$17.50 Gap

 

*Please note - these gaps are a guideline based on your funds current extras packages & your cover may vary. To find out the exact amount of your gap, you can contact Health Partners on 1300 113 113 and quote the above codes and total price.

 

**GOLD EXTRAS MEMBERS - get 4 x No Gap consults for children per year (dependant children under 25)

 

Core Physio practices that are Health Partners preferred providers include:

Non – Health Partners Preferred Provider Fees

Although we have registered our interest, at certain practices, we have not been able to secure a Health Partners preferred provider agreement.

 

Health Partners members are still welcome to attend these sites and can still claim on their Health Partners insurance. Regardless of your health fund, the same great service quality, one on one care and availability of appointments applies.

 

To find out the exact benefits and gap you would receive in this case, please contact Health Partners.

 

If you would like us to secure a preferred provider agreement with Health Partners, please help our cause by contacting Health Partners and putting a good word in for us. 

Medibank Private

Members Choice Physiotherapy Network Fees

When a client attends a practice that has a Medibank Private Members Choice agreement, Medibank Private will pay the maximum rebate back on your appointment, leaving you with a reduced out of pocket expense.

 

Your gap will vary based on your level cover, however as a guideline, the best and worse case scenarios are shown below:

Medibank Private Consult TypeTotal CostBest Case ScenarioWorst Case Scenario* (approx)
Initial Consultation
(40 mins) T500

$73.00

$0 Gap

$29.20 Gap

Subsequent Consult

(30 mins) T505

$60.00

$0 Gap

$24.00 Gap

Pilates Group

(40 mins) T560

$25.00$0 Gap$10.00 Gap

 

*Please note - these gaps are a guideline based on your funds current extras packages & your cover may vary. To find out the exact amount of your gap, you can contact Medibank Private on 134 190 and quote the above codes and total price.

 

Some Medibank Private covers have an annual bonus which you can choose to use on whatever service you want to cover the gaps until it is all used. Check with Medibank to see if this applies to your cover.

 

Core Physio practices that are Medibank Private Members Choice providers include:

Non – Medibank Private Member Choice Fees

Although we have registered our interest, at certain practices, we have not been able to secure a Medibank Private Members Choice agreement.

 

Medibank Private members are still welcome to attend these sites and can still claim on their Medibank Private insurance. Regardless of your health fund, the same great service quality, one on one care and availability of appointments applies.

 

To find out the exact benefits and gap you would receive in this case, please contact Medibank Private.

 

If you would like us to secure a preferred provider agreement with Medibank Private, please help our cause by contacting Medibank Private and putting a good word in for us. 

HCF

More for Muscles Physiotherapy Network Fees

The More for Muscles provider network allows HCF members to have one initial consult per year with no out of pocket expense. 

 

The cost of any subsequent appointments will depend on your level of cover. To determine the exact gap, contact HCF on 13 13 34.

 

Core Physio practices that are HCF More for Muscles providers include:

All Other Health Funds

Our practices accept all other health funds and provide Hicaps facilities to allow you to swipe your card and claim directly from the health fund on the day, meaning that you only have to pay the gap.

 

Due to the large number of health funds and insurance products we are unable to provide exact details regarding your out of pocket expenses.

 

Contact your closest Core Physiotherapy & Pilates Studio practice to obtain a quote on the exact services you require. This will give you all the required information so that you can call your health fund and they can determine your exact out of pocket expense.

No Health Fund

You do not need to have a health fund to access physiotherapy services. Contact your closest Core Physio practice to get a quote on our private prices.

Concession

Concession fees may apply to all services upon presentation of a Government Issued concession card. Contact your closest Core Physio practice to get a quote on our concession prices.

Medicare EPC program

At Core Physiotherapy & Pilates Studio we accept all Medicare EPC referrals for physiotherapy and we bulk bill all our Medicare EPC clients. This means that the consult is fully paid by Medicare and no gap is charged.

 

However, there are some additional services that, if required, may incur additional fees. These include pool entry fees and home visit fees.

 

For more information about Medicare EPC plans, you can download a copy of our brochure here.

 

To find out if you are eligible for a Medicare EPC plan, please consult your GP.

Work Injury/Motor Vehicle Accident

Work Injury

All clients who have sustained an injury at work and are under the Return to Work SA system will have seen a GP and have an active Medical Certificate.

 

Once you have this certificate, all Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation costs provided at Core Physiotherapy and Pilates Studio is bulk billed with all accounts being sent directly to Return to Work SA and no out of pocket expense for the patient.

Motor Vehicle Accident

If you have had a motor vehicle accident, you are required to lodge a claim with Allianz CTP (Compulsory Third Party) Insurance.

 

When your claim is approved by Allianz, Core Physiotherapy and Pilates Studio will bulk bill your appointments, with all accounts being sent directly to Allianz and no out of pocket expense for the patient.

DVA

If you hold a DVA Gold or White card, your specific medical costs will be fully covered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. In this case there is no out of pocket expense. You will however, be required to provide a GP referral stating that your require physiotherapy, before your first appointment.

Gold Card - ‘DVA health card - For all conditions’

A Gold Card entitles the holder to DVA funding for services for all clinically necessary health care needs, and all health conditions, whether they are related to war service or not.  The card holder may be a veteran or the widow/widower or dependant of a veteran.  Only the person named on the card is covered.

White card - ‘DVA health card - For specific conditions’

A White card entitles the holder to care and treatment for specific injuries only. These injuries will be stated on the card and must also be stated on the GP referral.

Pilates Prices

Our Pilates programs are individually developed for the needs of each client by one of our qualified Physiotherapists. Due to the uniqueness of each program, there is a process for assessment, learning the exercises and progression to the Pilates groups. The process is as follows:

 

Initial Consult: T500

1:1 consults (min 4): T505

Pilates Groups: T560

 

Prices for these sessions will depend on whether or not you are covered by a health fund. Many of our sites are preferred providers with the major health funds and therefore the fees are set by the fund, allowing you to get your maximum rebate back and reduce your out of pocket expense. Click on your fund above to view the prices.