Health Funds Covering CMA Nutrition Practitioners
Australian Regional Health Group (ARHG) incorporating:
- C.U.A Health Limited
- HBF Health Limited
- Health Partners
- Latrobe Health Services
- Mildura District Hospital Fund
- St.Lukes Health
NB: ARHG funds only issue provider status for practitioners that hold specific nutrition qualifications. Equivalency qualifications are not eligible for provider registration.
Download a full list of ARHG participating health funds.
* Grand united also provide rebates for eligible Ayurveda consultations.
These are currently the only private health funds that include policy cover for nutrition services provided by Nutritionists. Some (other) health funds may include nutrition cover, however only when provided by a Dietician. Check your insurance before attending a consultation with a Nutritionist, to ensure you are eligible for rebates.
Consultation Types Eligible for Health Fund Rebates
Although the above health funds provide cover for nutrition services, by a Nutritionist, where held face to face, not all will rebate consultations held via telehealth/phone or in a mobile capacity. The below table outlines the type of consultation that your fund will approve a rebate claim.
|Face to Face||Mobile||Telehealth & Phone|
|> Health Partners||Yes||No||No|
|> Latrobe Health Services||Yes||No||Yes|
|> Mildura District HF||Yes||No||No|
|> Phoenix Health Fund||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|> St.Lukes Health||Yes||Yes||Yes|
current as at 1/11/2022