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Kathryn Skelsey

is an independent Mobile Physiotherapist who services the Georges River and Sutherland Shire areas and surrounding southern Sydney suburbs.     

Prices

FACE-TO-FACE CONSULTATIONS
Note: The fees in this section are for self-funded people, who may or may not have private health insurance. 
Please see further below on this page for more information about claiming through your health fund, Medicare, DVA or NDIS; and information about fees for telehealth consultations.


Initial or Long (eg. Two Areas) Consultation - 75 minutes:   $125 
This includes a comprehensive assessment, substantial time for effective therapy, as well as customised exercise prescription if required. 

Standard Consultation - 60 minutes:   $110
After the initial consultation, any subsequent 60 minute consultation is classified as 'standard'. This will start with a concise review assessment, so that more focus can then be placed on ongoing therapy and exercise follow-up.

45 minutes:   $95

30 minutes:   $80

90 minutes or more:    $140 or more (POA)


At the start of any face-to-face session we will usually spend about 10-15 minutes discussing your past and current health, collaborating on about what you want from the therapy, and if required, preparing the treatment table with towels and a cover (that I supply) and pillows (that you supply).

I'll generally work out with you exactly what therapy you want and will benefit you most, and how much the treatment will cost before we start. However, if we spend less or more than 15 minutes on discussing your situation before, or prescribing exercises after the treatment, or the therapy itself goes under or over the agreed time, we may discuss a lesser or greater amended fee, according to your circumstances, at the end of the visit.  

 




- Payment Methods: Following your treatment session, you can choose to pay by bank transfer, credit card, cash or cheque.  I can offer Square, Osko, PayID or PayPal payment systems for your convenience at the time of my visit.

Alternatively I can email a PDF invoice to you within a day after the session.  The invoice will contain my bank details, so that you can pay online from your bank account within a 14 day period after you receive the invoice. 

 

- HEALTH FUND Claims: Once payment has been received, a PDF receipt can be provided by email to enable you to claim through your health fund.  HICAPS is not available at this time.

If we have an ongoing arrangement of regular treatments, then invoices and receipts can be sent on a fortnightly or monthly basis according to your needs.

- MEDICARE Claims for Physiotherapy: If you have chronic or complex health needs that would benefit from physiotherapy, you can claim some or all of the physiotherapy treatment fee through Medicare if you have arranged a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Plan (formerly known as an Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Plan) with your General Practitioner (GP). Eligible patients may access Medicare rebates for a maximum of 5 allied health services (total) in a calendar year. The GP needs to have specifically stated my name and address (PO Box 327, Allawah NSW 2218) on the CDM Referral Form , and completed the form prior to me seeing you (Medicare doesn't allow it to be back-dated), for my services to be claimable. Depending on your financial and health circumstances, I may bulk-bill or charge a gap. If you want to claim through Medicare, please discuss this with me prior to booking your treatment with me.  Read more at the Australian Government Dept of Health.

- DVA Claims for Physiotherapy: If you hold a Dept of Veterans' Affairs card and have a referral from your GP, my visits to you can be claimable through the DVA. If you want to claim through the DVA, please discuss this with me prior to booking your treatment with me. Read more at the Australian Government Dept of Veterans' Affairs.

- NDIS Claims for Physiotherapy:  I am not formally registered with the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme), but I can still provide NDIS-funded services to improve your function and engagement if your NDIS funding is self-managed or plan-managed, with enough funding for Improved Daily Living or Core Support.
At present my NDIS fee is $160 / hour. 
I will only charge for travel if you are more than 30 minutes from my base in Penshurst NSW 2222 (see my Travel Areas page).
If you want to claim through your NDIS funding, please discuss this with me prior to booking your treatment with me.
I am not permitted to provide services for you if your case is managed by the NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency). Read more at the NDIS.

TELEHEALTH
In light of COVID-19 restrictions and concerns, I can provide initial and follow-up consultations via telephone or video-conference to assess your physical issues, and guide you with exercise and rehabilitation that you can do at home or your local exercise facility. 
The charged fee for your session will be proportional to the time we spend online. Fees will begin at a baseline of $40 for a minimum 15 minute video or phone consultation, and increase by increments of $15 for each 15 minutes beyond that time.
It is likely that video or phone sessions will be shorter than traditional face-to-face sessions. The reduction in fees from my face-to-face mobile service (see above) reflects the elimination of travel time and costs.
Please contact me if you are interested in this option to keep you moving and well during the COVID-19 crisis.

- Concessions: Discounts are available for pensioners (disability, aged etc) or students upon presentation of your ID card.

- Pre-Booked Series: Discounts are available for a pre-booked series of 5 or more treatments.
$10 off each massage or 10% off the total, whichever is greater.

- Gift Certificates: Gift Certificates are available, according to the pricing schedule above.



Please refer to Kathryn's "Travel Areas" page for information about the Sydney suburbs that Kathryn's mobile service can visit. No Travel Fees apply to locations within the Fully Serviced Areas.

View the "Treatment Modalities" page to understand the wide variety of therapy and massage services offered by Kathryn Skelsey, Mobile Physiotherapist.

Availability

Monday:        11am - 6pm

Tuesday:        11am - 6pm

Wednesday:   11am - 6pm

Thursday:       Not available

Friday:            11am - 6pm

Saturday:       Not available

Sunday:         Not available
 


BOOK NOW:
0408 912 248

physiotherapy@kathrynskelsey.com
 

  

 

ABN: 76 921 739 774
Trading as HealthArt Physiotherapy

AHPRA Physiotherapy
Registration No:

PHY0001151200

Medicare Provider No:
2132682B