You may be able to claim back fees
Private Health Fund
The majority of private health funds in Australia cover podiatry. Using the HICAPS online claiming system available at CBD Podiatry – Melbourne, you can receive your private health insurance rebate instantly.
The Medicare Plus Program provides limited cover for patients with chronic and complex conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, etc. A referral from a GP is necessary for up to 5 visits per year for those patients who fulfil the criteria.
If your foot-related injury or accident happened at work, workers compensation may help. Pre-approval is required for all workers compensation cases.