Providers registered with Medicare Australia
If you are a provider registered with Medicare Australia for services that are payable under CBHS Corporate Health’s Extras cover, you are considered a recognised provider by CBHS Corporate Health.
There is no requirement for you to make a separate application for provider recognition. The services that are payable under our Extras cover products include: audiologist, chiropractor, dental prosthetist, dentist, dietitian, exercise physiologist, occupational therapist, optometrist, osteopath, physiotherapist, podiatrist, psychologist and speech pathologist.
CBHS Corporate Health provider recognition criteria
- Relevant qualifications for the service provided
- Current Professional Indemnity Insurance Certificate of Currency
- Current Senior First Aid Certificate
- Rule 10 of the Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules 2011 applies to complementary or alternative providers, find out more information here.
Provider recognition and other services
The following services are outside the scope of Rule 10 of the Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules 2011 but must meet CBHS Corporate Health’s Recognition Criteria for benefits to be payable: dental hygienist, dental technician, diabetes educator, lactation consultant, optical dispenser, orthotist and orthoptist.
Disclaimer: As an insurer, we do not recommend practitioners to members and we do not participate in the clinical relationship between member and provider. CBHS Corporate Health is not responsible for clinical outcomes for services provided or not provided by recognised providers. The extent of CBHS Corporate Health’s responsibility, as a health insurer, is to decide whether to pay or not to pay Fund benefits. In doing so, we act in accordance with the CBHS Corporate Health Benefit Fund Rules and the applicable Government regulations.