The Foot Hub understands that some of our patients may not be able to come into our Sydney foot clinic for podiatry visits and as a result we offer home podiatry visits. Home podiatry visits allow patients to be seen in the comfort of their homes and can provide ease and convenience for many patients.
If you are a patient who needs to see a podiatrist in Sydney and finds it difficult to attend a podiatry clinic, home visits are a great option for you.
How Do Podiatry Home Visits Work?
Simply call 02 8096 4763 to arrange your next podiatry home visit. Our Sydney podiatrist will book you on the day and time that is suitable. Alternatively you can head to our online booking system, select ‘Home Visit’ and make your appointment online. Once your appointment is made and confirmed, one of our qualified Podiatrists will visit your home and will perform the same duties that regular Podiatrist would do.
Home visits allow us to visit you in the comfort of your home and taking away any stress of getting to our clinic if you are not able to.
Home Visits are available on Tuesday afternoons, Fridays and Saturdays.
Which Areas do we service?
The Foot Hub provides home visits to some of the following suburbs:
- Centennial Park
- Dawes Point
- Elizabeth Bay
- Forest Lodge
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- Moore Park
- Potts Point
- Rushcutters Bay
- St Peters
- Surry Hills
- Zetland. [/column]
For suburbs is not listed, please call our clinic to confirm if its in our service area.
How much does a home podiatry visit cost?
Home podiatry visits in the suburbs range from $95-$150. Areas not listed above it may incur an additional call out fee. Patients who are DVA Gold Card holders can access home visits under the DVA schedule at no cost to them.
Does Medicare cover Home Visits?
Medicare only covers podiatry for patients who have an Enhanced Primary Care Plan (EPC) issued by their doctor. Please ensure that the referring GP makes the referral out to ‘The Foot Hub’ and not individual practitioners.
Patients should note that home visits are not bulk billed, payment is required before we can process your claim. The current Medicare rebate is $52.95. We can lodge for this amount to be electronically transferred into your bank account on the day of your home visit . Funds are usually transferred within 24hrs.
Please ensure Medicare have your bank details for this to occur. If Medicare does not have your bank details, please complete this form and send to Medicare.
I have private health insurance, can I claim my podiatry home visit?
Yes you can. We will provide you with a receipt for you to manually claim with your private health insurer.
Who qualifies for a Home Podiatry Visit?
Our podiatrists in Sydney provide home visits for the old, the frail, at home, and those in aged care facilities and in hospital.