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1. If you have an ACC number which is issued from doctor, nurse, osteopath, physiotherapist, podiatrist or chiropractor.
2. If you don't have an ACC number but had an injury recently. You first need to see a health provider who is authorised under ACC to make a diagnosis and lodge an initial claim (called an ACC45 form).
Authorised health providers include a doctor, nurse, osteopath, physiotherapist, podiatrist or chiropractor.
Once the claim has been accepted you can visit an acupuncturist without a referral.
Yes, you can. Each ACC number can be applied with different cateogories of practitioners and each of them are calulated individually. The nunmber of treatments used in our shop do not affect your chiropractic/ physio treatment times. As ACC normally just fund 1 treatment per day, so please make sure the treatments are scheduled on different days.
Yes, you can. When you get an ACC number you can visit an acupuncturist without a referral.
1Normally, you can recieve 12 treatments here at most with each ACC number. Your ACC number will exerpire in 12 weeks after your first visit, even you do not reach the maxmum treatment limit. This new policy starts from Dec 15th, 2021.