Doctors offering this Service:
Health checks are a medicare-funded initiative that allows people in a particular age bracket or who may have a particular health risk, to access a comprehensive health assessment.
The team at Denmark Family Practice are equipped to perform these assessments, which usually involve a consult with a nurse and Doctor. You'll come away from a health check with some recommendations on how to improve your health and best of all, it is fully covered by medicare (for eligible patients).
The types of health checks that qualify for the medicare rebate include:
45 - 49 year old (once off) health checks - to review general health and assess if you're at risk of developing a chronic disease.
Over 75 years health check - provided annually
Type 2 diabetes risk assessment for those 40-49 years old who are at risk
Residents in aged care facility - comprehensive annual check