Fees

See below for consultation fees and rebates.

Appetite for Nutrition Service Fee Schedule

At Appetite for Nutrition we provide a mixed bill service, including bulk billing (Enhanced Primary Care & Department of Veteran’s Affairs), claim through Private Health Funds, Work Cover, Aged Care Package and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and private fees to all other patients.

A referral is not required for our dietitian appointments.

Please have any doctor referrals, blood test results, medication and medical history with you at your initial appointment.

Registered NDIS provider

Appetite for Nutrition is a registered NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) provider. Click here to read more about our NDIS service

Our dietitian provide home visits to NDIS participants living within 100km of our clinic locations, including regional towns – Ballarat, Horsham, Mildura and Bendigo.

If you would like to make an appointment, click here to complete NDIS Referral Form. We will then get in contact with you to organise a clinic, home visit or telehealth appointment.

Dietitian Services 

 

Price & Payment Information
Cost per hour/service
Direct services
Dietitian Fee $193.99 per hour (as per NDIS fee guide)
Dietitian consultation (Initial)
(face-to-face, phone call or video call)
Minimum. 1hour
duration determined by participant & practitioner
Dietitian consultation (follow up)
(face-to-face, phone call or video call)
Minimum. 30min
duration determined by participant & practitioner
Healthy Supermarket Shopping Tour Minimum 1hour
duration determined by participant & practitioner
Meal preparation and cooking session
(in home or community centre)
Minimum. 1.5hours
duration determined by participant & practitioner
Indirect services
Resources for Activities e.g., food play, cooking session
e.g., Ingredients or utensils required
Varies – explained cost of resources and consent to purchase will be gained by participant before commencement
Appointment-related work
e.g., Phone calls regarding client with family members or coordinators, Liaising with GP’s, or other health professionals.
Varies – required work by dietitian outside of work hours is billable.
Appointment-related work
Detailed Meal plans, Nutrition analysis of your diet, Recipe development
Varies – requested work by dietitian outside of work hours is billable.
NDIS Report – Support further dietitian funding 1.5hours

 

Travel fee schedule 

Travel Time/Distance one way  Travel Fee
<5min OR <5km travel Nil
<10min OR 6-10km $15.51
<20min OR 11-20km $31.03
<30min OR 21-30km $48.50
<45min OR 31-40km $64.02
<60min OR 41-50km $81.42
<90min OR 51-100km $96.99

Read our cancellation and rescheduling policy

Rebates and Bulk-Billing:

  • Medicare Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Program
    Bulk Billed (gap payments at some locations) – requires GP referral
    Full bulk billed appointments will be 20minute duration.
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)
    Gold and White card holders will be Full Bulk Billed at all locations  – requires GP referral
  • Work Safe Cover 
    Appetite for Nutrition is registered with Work Cover. Nursing & Residential home visits available.
  • Aged Care Package
    We provide nutrition service to clients with Aged Care Packages. Nursing & Residential home visits available.
  • Private Health Insurance
    Appetite for Nutrition does not carry HICAP’s machine, therefore claiming will need to occur post fully-paid consultation.
    Costs may be claimable with private health insurance ‘extras’ cover – check with health fund to ensure eligible.

Read our cancellation and rescheduling policy

Private Fees

For the cost of dietitian consultations in our clinics without rebates (e.g. medicare), please contact individual clinic locations for fee’s Click here for Clinic Locations

Read our cancellation and rescheduling policy

Telehealth

We offer telephone and video consultations for those that can not make it to our clinics.

Telehealth consultations can be paid by direct debit or credit card prior to the consultation.
We recommend telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cant make it to our clinic? That’s okay – we can come to you! Nutrition consultations provided in the comfort of your home.

Interested in seeing us for a consult?

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ABN: 86 193 140 721