Medicare guidelines for Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and Nurse Practitioners

Please be aware these health professionals can only refer for certain item numbers for bulk billing as outlined by Medicare. Western Radiology does not provide bulk billed ultrasound services referred by chiropractors/physiotherapists.Please see attached list of the bulk billable items for these practitioners click here

Medicare criteria for eligibility for bulk billed knee and shoulder ultrasounds

Please click here Medicare criteria for bulk billing of all knee and shoulder ultrasounds

Referral Forms

To download A4 referral form click here

To download A5 referral form click here

Regular Chiropractor, Dental and Physiotherapy referrers can contact us with regards to having personalised A5 referral pads made available to them. 

Accommodating Urgent Examinations

We do our best to accommodate urgent requests on the day or the following day, although this may not always be possible. As a matter of course we will do our utmost to provide availability for DVT, certain obstetric scans etc.

Viewing your patient’s images online

Western Radiology uses InteleViewer for easy access to PACS for patient images. Please contact us if you require account login details.