On 1 November 2010, new laws came into effect that give eligible midwives access to specific items in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS)
Our Midwives are specialist Medicare providers and therefore are:
Medicare Rebates can apply for the following with Community Midwifery Services:
Post-natal Appointments – to 6 weeks after birth
In order to take advantage of the Government Medicare Rebate system for Midwifery our patients will need to secure a referral for the services of a Private Midwife from a GP/Obstetrician or a Consultant Obstetrician (Referring Practitioner MUST have Obstetric Qualifications) Please refer to the link here for a list of local providers.