Medicare chronic disease management (CDM) services enable General Practitioners to plan and coordinate care for people with a chronic or terminal medical condition. These services also provide access to Medicare-subsidised individual and group allied health services for people with complex care needs to help manage their conditions. In 2019, more than 3.8 million patients had a CDM service while around 2.4 million patients received Medicare-subsidised allied health services.
- Cat. no: PHC 9
In 2019, over 2.4 million patients claimed around 8.2 million Medicare-subsidised individual allied health services
More than 3.8 million Australians had a Chronic Disease Management service in 2019
In 2019, the most used Medicare-subsidised individual allied health services were podiatry, physiotherapy, and dietetics
The use of GPMP and TCA services has increased steadily over the last decade