Podiatrist Referral Information

Podiatrist Referral Information

In accordance with Medicare Legislation a Podiatrist may refer for the following items and patients are eligible for a Medicare benefit:

55836 Ultrasound of ankle or hind foot
55840 Ultrasound of mid or forefoot
55844 Ultrasound assessment of lump / mass
57521 X-Ray of foot and ankle
57527 X-Ray of ankle and leg
X-Ray of leg and knee
X-Ray of knee and femur
A combination of these regions.

 

If you are referred for any other Medicare item, you will incur a fee which is payable at the time of your appointment.